The Stavelot Triptych & the Role of the Reliquary


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What is a triptych?

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1. Besides a triptych, what is the Stavelot Triptych?

2. The iconography of the Stavelot Triptych relates to which relic that is said to be housed inside?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For this combination quiz and worksheet, you will be asked about the concept of a triptych and the iconography of the Stavelot Triptych. You will also see questions about where the Stavelot Triptych was made.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to see the following subjects make an appearance on the assessment:

  • The definition of a triptych
  • Iconography relating to a relic
  • The location of the pieces of the True Cross
  • Where the Stavelot Triptych was made

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you know about the origins of the Stavelot Triptych
  • Making connections - see how the Stavelot Triptych relates to a relic
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the location of the True Cross pieces

Additional Learning

For more info, check out the lesson titled The Stavelot Triptych & the Role of the Reliquary. This lesson contains material on the following subjects:

  • The medieval world
  • Mosan goldsmiths
  • The Annunciation
  • Pilgrimages