While the soldier's spear and the shield indicates the direction of the tip '' Chimney Mountain '' the mountain where the river Tiber (I checked with a compass), the soldier leaning with your elbows close to the right corner by stone who looks at the painting seems to indicate the stone, an expression of the philosophy of the medieval scholastics who spoke of the then non-existent intentional mental object and the content of this direction.
Today, after Bertrand Russell, one can not regardless of his teachings which you can not escape a character in the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance that was Piero della Francesca. The figure of Christ appears to reflect the full force of reason in the possession of the subject by the rise in the exaltation of Christ Piero, Piero makes him a character in second place to his knowledge, you can believe or not to believe the stories inspiring but the reality is that matter is that to put it to Russell about the relationship between mind and matter: "Let the mind, whether the matter seem to be composite" and that's how the world is made.
Little is known of an imaginary shift of the fresco in 1479, by another wall, maybe it was restored and new building works involving the Resurrection marginally since the infrared analysis and other techniques to date not year revealed the track insertion in the wall that should have been if they had been made the work pleasant that it had not been a rotation of the wall because it would change very little reading done by me.
Buttazzo Carlo Marino