Dr Caitlin Green @caitlinrgreen History, archaeology, place-names & early lit. Main research on post-Roman Britain & Anglo-Saxon England; also long-distance trade, migration & contact. Apr. 21, 2019 1 min read

Close-up of the early 6th-century ivory 'Buckle of St Caesarius', Arles, showing the Holy Sepulchre:  https://f.hypotheses.org/wp-content/blogs.dir/162/files/2011/11/CeintureCesaire.jpg 

The Three Marys at the Tomb, preceding the benediction for Easter Sunday; from the late 10th-century Benedictional of St Æthelwold:  http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=add_ms_49598_f051v 

Women at the tomb on the late sixth- or early seventh-century Sancta Sanctorum reliquary box, made Syria or Palestine:  http://www.kornbluthphoto.com/SancSancBox.html 

The Angel at the Sepulchre, rock crystal in a gold pendant, 6th-/7th-century:  http://www.kornbluthphoto.com/images/AngelSepCr1.jpg 


You can follow @caitlinrgreen.



Bookmark

____
Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Threader is an independent project created by only two developers. The site gets 500,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Running this space is expensive and time consuming. If you find Threader useful, please consider supporting us to make it a sustainable project.