Detail of the so-called Sarcophagus of Stilicho

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Contributor

Flavius Stilicho

Creator

workshops of Milan area

Description

Detail of the so-called sarcophagus of Stilicho, depicting the three young Jews refusing to worship the statue of the king of Babylonia, Nebuchadnezzar II, and thus being sentenced to death into the fiery furnace (Daniel 3:1-56).

Current Ownership

St. Ambrose basilica, Milan

Chronology Specific

385-390

Material

Content Provider

University of Bologna

Original Collection

Fondazione Federico Zeri - Fototeca Zeri, Università di Bologna, inv. 2883, S. Ambrogio - Milano, Basilica di S. Ambrogio - Studio fotografico artistico Strazza del Cav. Gigi Bassani - Milano - Via Passarella n. 20

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