(Ed.ne Alinari) N.° 26396. Roma - Basilica Vaticana - Grotte. Sarcofago di Giunio Basso Prefetto di Roma (359)



Front of the sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, praefectus urbi Romae: it features relief scenes arranged in rows in a columnar framework. Top row, from left to right: Sacrifice of Isaac, Judgement or Arrest of Peter, Enthroned Christ with Peter and Paul (Traditio Legis), a double scene of the Trial of Jesus before Pontius Pilate; bottom row, from left to right: Job on the Dunghill, Adam and Eve, Christ's Entry into Jerusalem, Daniel in the Lions' Den, Arrest or leading to Execution of Paul.



Current Ownership

Museum of St. Peter's Basilica

Chronology Specific



Content Provider

University of Bologna

Original Collection

Fondazione Federico Zeri - Fototeca Zeri, Università di Bologna, inv. 2876 - R. Università di Roma, Gabinetto di Storia dell'Arte del Rinascimento e Moderna -60833

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