The anchor is an ancient Christian symbol of hope in Christ.
The Temple of the Rose Cross
The Coptic Cross. Look closely and you will see An Ancient Egyptian carrying it. Was this Cross censoring the pagan carving? Or was the Christian carver making a subtle statement regarding the important role Egypt played in upholding the faith?
Hercules in the garden of the Hesperides | Unknown | 4th century | fresco | 33 1/2 x 33 1/2 in | Catacomb of the Via Latina, Rome, Italy
Arte en la Alta Edad Media. El primer arte cristiano. Mosaicos de Santa Constanza. Siglo IV.
Funerary plaque with Christian Symbols (marble). Paleo-Christian. Catacombs of San Callisto, Rome, Italy
Detail of a mosaic representing a cabinet containing the gospels (mosaic). Paleo-Christian, (4th century). also known as the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia; UNESCO World Heritage Site; Oratorio di Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy
Iconographie Paleochretienne,Cristianesimo Origini,Inspired Art
De Dominicis Agency - Oreste Baldini - Fish con Giona, bronze