Apse Mosaics in the Euphrasian Basilica, Upper Section: Christ and the Apostles
Euphrasian Basilica, Poreč, Croatia
Except for Peter's keys, the objects brought to Christ by the apostles alternate crown-book-scroll, crown-book-scroll, etc. They are thus not individualizing attributes but testimony to the characteristics of the apostles as a group, the scroll and book perhaps signifying the old and new testaments and the crown their martyrdom. Individualizing characteristics we do see include the keys; St. Andrew's wild hair; St. Paul's long, pointy beard and receding hairline; and St. Bartholomew's curly hair.
Photographed at the basilica by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.