This icon depicts scenes from the life of Saint John the Forerunner and Baptist.
In the first panel, John's father Zachariah the High Priest receives the word of an angel that he would have a son, after which he was struck mute because of his unbelief. In the second panel, John is born to his mother Elizabeth, and Zachariah writes his name, John. In the third panel, John and Elizabeth flee from the soldiers who were sent to kill Christ, and John is taken under the care of an angel after his mother's death.
In the fourth panel, John is now an adult, and standing before Herod, he condemns the king's twisted lust. For this, John was beheaded, as we see in the fifth panel. Finally, in the sixth panel, Herodias presents Herod with John's head on a platter, soon after which Herod died a pitiful death.
The ancient icon comes from the vast treasures of Mount Sinai.
We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.
Please note that our icons and some other items are hand-crafted and made-to-order. Allow time for production. Please visit our Shipping FAQ page for more information.
We allow returns for many of our items, but restrictions apply. Please visit our Return Policy page for more information.