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Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Dome of the Vestibule, detail
(1652-1656)
The Angel receives the prayers of the Saints
From designs by Pietro Cortona












The Upper Mosaics of St Peter's
 Blessed Sacrament Chapel - Vestibule
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DOME:
1. The vision of the seventh seal of the book of Revelation
An angel receives the prayers of the Saints

SPANDRELS:
2. Aaron gathers the manna
3. Melchizedek offering bread
4. Elijah restored by an angel
5. A priest hands out bread
 
LUNETTES:
 6. Uzzah dies for having touched the Ark
 7. The call of Isaiah
 8. A priest kneels at the altar, holding out wheat
 9. Explorers return from Canaan with a vine stock
10. Johathan, Saul's son, eats a honeycomb
11. The idol of Dagon destroyed by the presence of the Ark


ANGELS:
A1
A2
A3
A4














 






 

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