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#5462: Ambo: Gilded Copper Figures (8th Century?)

Photo 5462: Ambo: Gilded Copper Figures (8th Century?) - Sant'Ambrogio, Milan

Photo Details

Photo ID
5462
Credit
Title
Ambo: Gilded Copper Figures (8th Century?)
Caption
Gilded copper figures of the symbols of St. Matthew the Evangelist (winged man) and St. John the Evangelist (eagle) on the 12th-century marble ambo. The figures may date from the 8th century and survive from an earlier Carolingian ambo. The eagle may have also been used as a book rest. Sant'Ambrogio Basilica, Milan, Italy.
Geotag
45.462456° N, 9.175837° E
Uploaded
May 6, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
1600