Scallop Shell Badge

$15.00 inc GST

Pilgrim badge:Scallop shell

Time period: mid 14th to 15th Century
Origin: England
Materials: Pewter
Product Dimensions: 4.2cm wide x 5.0cm high

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SKU: scallop shell Category:

Description

From Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, this shell found on the beaches below the cathedral, became the universal symbol of pilgrimage. Originally pilgrims would pick up and use real scallop shells as indicators of their pilgrimage. This example features the figure of a pilgrim with staff and broad brimmed hat.

 

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Weight 0.02 kg

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