Saint Thomas the Apostle

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Albrecht Dürer, Saint Thomas, 1514, engraving on paper, 11.6 x 7.2 cm, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown

Thomas, often called Doubting Thomas, was a disciple and apostle of Christ who followed him to Judea.  He is most known for his incredulity at Christ's resurrection, stating "Unless I see in his hands the print of the nails, and place my finger in the mark of the nails, and place my hand in his side, I will not believe."  He was in India when he was attacked by pagan priests and killed with a spear.

Thomas is frequently seen incredulously poking the wound in Jesus's side.  Other attributes of his include a carpenter's square and a belt or girdle.