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 


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