Thursday, July 24, 2014

They Gave Me Vinegar to Drink

Angel Sculpture, Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome, Italy  © Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved
(Film photography)

This sponge wielding angel was designed by Italian sculptor Antonio Giorgetti, and is one of ten marble angels on the Ponte Sant'Angelo in Rome.
Each holds an instrument used during the Passion, and is inscribed with
Latin phrases referencing the events leading up to Christ's crucifixion. 

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