Herod's Inquiry into the Birthplace of the Messiah.
 
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Title:Herod's Inquiry into the Birthplace of the Messiah
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, depicting Herod questioning his chief priests and scribes about the birthplace of the Messiah after learning from the Wise Men about a newborn King of the Jews
Date:1220-1240
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Scripture:Matthew 2:1-12
Person as Subject:Herod I, King of Judea
Lectionary links:AEpDy
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73B531
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 J2

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Attribution:Herod's Inquiry into the Birthplace of the Messiah, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29210 [retrieved September 25, 2016].
Record Number:29210 Last Updated: 2013-12-18 08:35:41 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition