'Exquisite' 800-year-old Christ figure displayed in its spiritual home

  The Guardian 

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Object belonged to York abbey, went to Germany in 1920s, and will now be seen in Yorkshire An 800-year-old figure of Christ that hung in one of England’s most important abbeys and survived thedissolution of the monasteries is returning to its spiritual home. The Yorkshire Museum in York will on Friday put on display its new acquisition of an internationally significant example of medieval religi
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