Santos in Oaxaca's Ancient Churches
A study of santos in 16th-century and other churches in Oaxaca, Mexico
By Claire and Richard Stracke
Funded by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.
In San Pedro y San Pablo
Basis for Identification: Angel
wings. If this is any named angel at all it would have
to be St. Gabriel. St. Michael is almost always
represented in armor, St. Raphael in a pilgrim's garb.
Site: Church of San Pedro y San Pablo Etla.
on an unphotographed
statue of Christ in the purple cloak
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