Late Antique sarcophagus depicting Jesus among the Apostles

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Description

Late Antique sarcophagus depicting a beardless Jesus Christ seated and flanked by two rows of six Apostles, probably during a sermon. A small four-footed animal, possibly a lamb, is at Christ's feet. The lid is shaped in the form of pitched roof with two human head-like acroteria (probably re-used). It bears a latin inscription.

Language

lat

Material

Chronology Period

4th-5th c. AD

Content Provider

University of Bologna

Original Collection

Fondazione Federico Zeri - Fototeca Zeri, Università di Bologna, inv. 2884

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