Recent Examples of high altar from the Web
The Aedicule was rebuilt, but but the high altar set up by the Crusaders east of the tomb vanished in the subsequent renovation.
After the Crusaders left, the Greek Orthodox reclaimed much of the church, including the Aedicule, the small building sheltering the tomb, and the central nave and high altar to the east.
The main church seated close to 300, and had a high altar and two side altars.
With its original stained glass windows, intricate woodwork and high altar, St. Joseph Church is one of the Archdiocese of Detroit’s most beautiful worship sites,’’ said Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron.
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First Known Use of high altar
before 12th century
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