Saint Thomas and Saint Philip

12th century
Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ("The Martorana"), Palermo, Sicily

The saints are made to look remarkably similar and younger than some of the other Apostles in the group. As usual in Byzantine and eastern-influenced portraits, Philip has formed his fingers into a blessing gesture.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.