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Saint Lawrence

Mosaic of St. Lawrence in the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, dating from around 430 AD. St. Lawrence was a Roman deacon (thus the processional cross and Book of Psalms) and was martyred on a hot iron grill, which is shown just to the left of this detail.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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