Massacre of the Innocents.
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Title:Massacre of the Innocents
Notes:Oak woodcarving in the choirstall area of the Cathedral of Amiens, 1507-1522. This brutal scene shows the biblical Massacre of the Innocents.
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

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:73B63

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Copyright Source:Collection of Anne Richardson Womack
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Attribution:Massacre of the Innocents, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 22, 2016]. Original source: Collection of Anne Richardson Womack.
Record Number:51551 Last Updated: 2011-01-13 17:32:14 Record Created: 2007-06-08 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition