Sarcophagus of the Traditio Legis.
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Title:Sarcophagus of the Traditio Legis
Notes:Front frieze, niche 1: Jesus washing feet, niche 2: Peter receiving the scroll (with witnessing apostle), center niche: Jesus (bearded) standing on a rock (with rivers) with two lambs at his feet, niche 4: Paul holding scroll (with witnessing apostle), niche 5: Jesus before Pilate (washing hands)
Building:Musée de l'Arles antique

Person as Subject:Peter, the Apostle
Paul, the Apostle
Pontius Pilate
General Subject:Law
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism
ICONCLASS Number:11D33421
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A72 ChT S24,001

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Copyright Source:Photo by Robin M. Jensen, used with permission
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Attribution:Sarcophagus of the Traditio Legis, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 23, 2016]. Original source: Photo by Robin M. Jensen, used with permission.
Record Number:42646 Last Updated: 2011-03-26 16:21:57 Record Created: 2004-12-02 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition