Detail: St. Blaise and Melchizedek
St. Blaise carries a crozier
and wears a chasuble
with a Y-shaped orphrey.
Melchizedech holds something circular that presumably represents the
bread and wine which he sacrificed in Genesis 14:17-19 and which is
in Christian typology a type of the eucharistic elements.
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site by Richard Stracke