Christ as Peacock on Roman Sarcophagus.
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Title:Christ as Peacock on Roman Sarcophagus
Notes:A relief of peacock as a symbol of eternal life in Christ on a Roman sarcophagus from the late third century
Building:British Museum
Country:United Kingdom

Lectionary links:AEast07
General Subject:Peacock
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- To 500
ICONCLASS Number:11D131

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Copyright Source:Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School
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Attribution:Christ as Peacock on Roman Sarcophagus, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved January 21, 2021]. Original source: Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Record Number:31657 Last Updated: 2020-09-11 11:44:39 Record Created: 2003-07-18 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition