Lamb of God - Basilica of Cosmas and Damien.
 
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Title:Lamb of God - Basilica of Cosmas and Damien
Notes:Lamb of God depicted over the four rivers of creation. This is a popular motif emphasizing Christ as the advent of a new creation. The basilica hall was attached to a round temple that has been identified as the Temple of Jupiter Stator, which has been dated to the 3rd century BC.
Date:527
Building:Basilica dei Santi Cosma e Damiano (Rome, Italy)
Object/Function:Mosaic
City/Town:Rome
Country:Italy

Scripture:Genesis 2:1-11
Person as Subject:Jesus Christ (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Lamb of God

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson
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Attribution:Lamb of God - Basilica of Cosmas and Damien, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=52450 [retrieved March 6, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:52450 Last Updated: 2021-02-16 19:52:29 Record Created: 2007-09-06 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition