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Byzantine Icons, Holy Virgin Mary Santa Maria Francesca, Italy

Panel with Christ and the Four Symbols of the Evangelists, carved ca. 1050 Ottonian (possibly Fulda, Germany) Ivory

Palmesel, 15th century, Franconia, Germany. The German word Palmesel (palm donkey) refers to the statue of Christ on a donkey, mounted on a wheeled platform, which was part of Palm Sunday processions in many German-speaking regions until the Reformation. In the Middle Ages these processions, which reenacted Christ's entry into Jersualem mounted on an ass, were lively pageants in which hymns were sung, palms strewn, and clothes spread on the ground before the Palmesel.