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Fiery Iron Grate

Detail of mosaic of a flaming iron grate on wheels in the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, dating from around 430 AD. This was the instrument of martyrdom for St. Lawrence, who is shown to the right of this detail.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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