Bay 7 - The Life of St Martin of Tours

Panel 18 - The funeral of St Martin (right panel)

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Right hand panel of the scene of the saint's funeral. According to Sulpitius, on the day Martin died, St Ambrose, the Bishop of Milan, fell asleep while celebrating mass in his own cathedral. On being woken, he told his colleague that he's been busy attending to the obsequies at Martin's funeral. Here he is shown using an aspergus to sprinkle holy water from a situla held by a deacon.:

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