CHRIST PANTOCRATOR: encaustic on panel, Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Mount Sinai, EGYPT..

Published March 8, 2013 by goyodelarosa

The oldest known icon of Christ Pantocratorencaustic on panel (Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Mount Sinai).

The two different facial expressions on either side may emphasize Christ’s two natures as fully God and fully human.[1][2]

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