Drawing of a relief depicting Christ Pantocrator and a scene from the life of St. John the Baptist

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Description

Drawing of a sculpted relief featuring from the left side to the right: an angel addressing to two armed people, in the middle Christ Pantocrator sitting on a throne, surrounded by a wreath-shape clipeus held by two angels and framed by two palm trees, and a soldier carrying on a platter the head of St. John the Baptist offered to king Herod Antipas.

Type

Material

Chronology Period

4th-7th c. AD

Content Provider

University of Bologna

Original Collection

Fondazione Federico Zeri - Fototeca Zeri, Università di Bologna, inv. 2882 - Arte VIII - strag 1 (1) 57

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