Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Staff and sword

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For centuries already, Muslims are the keepers of the key to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
A kawass always walks before the clergy and Christian faithful in procession, tapping the ground in rhythm with his ceremonial staff.



2 comments:

Kris McCracken said...

Very Indiana Jones!

The D in D & T said...

fascinating post, i had no idea.