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Wed, 25 May 2016 13:00:26 +0000
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Object of the Day
pilgrimage
Saint James
shell
wrought iron
Description:
Door Boss And Nail; Spain, ca. 1500; Wrought iron; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-88-11-a,bSince the ninth century, pilgrims traveling to Santiago de Compostela in Spain have followed a route marked by scallop shells. The Way of Saint James has lead thousands of pilgrims on foot across the Iberian Peninsula to visit the relics of the Apostle James, who was martyred in 44 C.E. The journey became especially popular...
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