Adoration of the Child; Arrival of the Magi, detail.
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Title:Adoration of the Child; Arrival of the Magi, detail
Notes:Detail of Mary and the Christ Child. This particular sarcophagus is known as the Dogmatic Sarcophagus, or the "sarcophagus of the two Testaments."
Date:Mid-fourth century
Building:Vatican City. Direzione generale dei musei

Scripture:Matthew 2:1-12
Lectionary links:AEpDy
General Subject:Adoration of the Magi
ICONCLASS Number:73B57

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Copyright Source:Collection of J. Patout Burns and Robin M. Jensen
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Attribution:Adoration of the Child; Arrival of the Magi, detail, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 21, 2016]. Original source: Collection of J. Patout Burns and Robin M. Jensen.
Record Number:51237 Last Updated: 2010-12-09 18:01:37 Record Created: 2007-05-17 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition