Martyr & Disciple of St. John the Apostle (circa +154 or 155 A.D.); Portion of saint’s hip measuring 4 ½”x 4 ¼”
Why is Polycarp important?
Polycarp was a 2nd-century Christian bishop of Smyrna. He died a martyr, bound and burned at the stake, then stabbed when the fire failed to touch him. More information can be found at this Catholic Encyclopedia artice.