|Scallop Shell. Because Santiago a Compostello was the quintessential
pilgrimage destination of the early Middle Ages, its souvenir - a scallop shell -
became symbolic of pilgrimage in general. The original of this little shell,
probably actually was from Santiago, the pilgrim badges from which are
found all over Europe.
P-21 Scallop Shell $3.00
3/4 x 5/8" or 20 x 17mm
* van Beuningen, no. 220