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Title:Daniel in the Lion's Den
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, depicting Daniel in the lion's den and God's angel protecting him from harm. It also shows Daniel being fed, although the biblical text does not mention it.
Date:1220-1240
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Scripture:Daniel 6:10-18
Person as Subject:Daniel (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Lions
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71P3411
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 D2

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Attribution:Daniel in the Lion's Den, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29293 [retrieved September 26, 2016].
Record Number:29293 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 12:28:53 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition