Silvia Calzolari

Silvia Calzolari

Silvia Calzolari
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Curious owl (Bartholomeus Anglicus) ‘Livre des propriétés des choses’ (‘De proprietatibus rerum’, French translation of Jean Corbechon), Paris 1447 Amiens, Bibliothèque municipale.

Curious owl (Bartholomeus Anglicus) ‘Livre des propriétés des choses’ (‘De proprietatibus rerum’, French translation of Jean Corbechon), Paris 1447 Amiens, Bibliothèque municipale.

Healing Scroll Date: 18th–19th century. Parchment, ink, pigments, cotton. In Ethiopia customized protective scrolls that interweave sacred imagery with textual prayers have been prescribed by traditional healers for over two thousand years.  Often the customized content of a scroll is astrologically determined. http://www.37thstateonline.com/post/48926218071/just-a-little-history-healing-scroll-date

Healing Scroll Date: 18th–19th century. Parchment, ink, pigments, cotton. In Ethiopia customized protective scrolls that interweave sacred imagery with textual prayers have been prescribed by traditional healers for over two thousand years. Often the customized content of a scroll is astrologically determined. http://www.37thstateonline.com/post/48926218071/just-a-little-history-healing-scroll-date

ethiopian processional cross - Google Search

ethiopian processional cross - Google Search

Different Ethiopian crosses (Meskel) from different regions ..

Different Ethiopian crosses (Meskel) from different regions ..

Old bronze Lalibela Coptic Cross pendant. From Lalibela, Ethiopia.    Size: 9,0 cm x 6,0 cm

Old bronze Lalibela Coptic Cross pendant. From Lalibela, Ethiopia. Size: 9,0 cm x 6,0 cm

'Lalibela' processional cross  Ethiopia, Zagwe Dynasty  12th century    26.5 x 16 x 5 cm; bronze cast and engraved

'Lalibela' processional cross Ethiopia, Zagwe Dynasty 12th century 26.5 x 16 x 5 cm; bronze cast and engraved

Hand Cross with Figure, Ethiopian, 18th-19th century. -- is it just me or does this remind of the Celtic knot?

Hand Cross with Figure, Ethiopian, 18th-19th century. -- is it just me or does this remind of the Celtic knot?

The Coptic Cross. Look closely and you will see An Ancient Egyptian carrying it. Was this Cross censoring the pagan carving? Or was the Christian carver making a subtle statement regarding the important role Egypt played in upholding the faith?

The Coptic Cross. Look closely and you will see An Ancient Egyptian carrying it. Was this Cross censoring the pagan carving? Or was the Christian carver making a subtle statement regarding the important role Egypt played in upholding the faith?

Africa |  Hand Cross.  Culture: Amhara.  Medium: Wood. Place Made: Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Dates: 17th or 18th century

Africa | Hand Cross. Culture: Amhara. Medium: Wood. Place Made: Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Dates: 17th or 18th century