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Title:Massacre of the Innocents
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior depicting the babies being massacred on Herod's order (helmeted soldier wearing mail, holding sword, grasping child held by mother and kneeling mother holding head of decapitated child)
Date:1220-1240
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Scripture:Matthew 2:13-23
Lectionary links:AXmas01
General Subject:Massacre of the Innocents
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73B6331
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 J2

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Attribution:Massacre of the Innocents, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29211 [retrieved October 1, 2016].
Record Number:29211 Last Updated: 2011-01-11 13:24:26 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition