Friday, December 3, 2010


Felicity Harley, "Invocation and Immolation : The Supplicatory Use of Christ's Name on Crucifixion Amulets of the ... me that it can be said with confidence that the wound in Christ's side is clearly rendered in the Crucifixion panel....

Early 6th century mosaic in San Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna with a depiction of the Women at the empty tomb similar to that on ampullae, though reversed and with no censer.

lozenge is most recurrent motif on glass pilgrim vessels

APPENDIX I The Lozenge and Circle The lozenge is the most recurrent motif on the glass pilgrim vessels. ... The association of lozenge and book can, however, be demonstrated from the Doubting Thomas scene on the Monza ampulla M.9....
--Bayt al-Maqdis: Jerusalem and early Islam,Julian Raby, Jeremy Johns

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