Adoration of the Child-Santa Maria Maggiore.
 
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Title:Adoration of the Child-Santa Maria Maggiore
Notes:This is on the arch of the church. The figure seated above the Christ child is possibly Mary, and is featured again below to the left of Christ, while a more familiar portrayal of Mary appears on the right next to two of the Magi. It is possible the princess figure is portrayal of an Egyptian royal, while it is also possible it is two representations of Mary, indicating Christ as foretold in the Old Testament.
Date:432
Building:Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Object/Function:Mosaic
Material:Mixed
City/Town:Rome
Country:Italy

Scripture:Matthew 2:1-12
Lectionary links:AEpDy
BEpDy
CEpDy
General Subject:Adoration of the Magi
Adoration of the Child (Mary)

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson
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Attribution:Adoration of the Child-Santa Maria Maggiore, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54005 [retrieved March 9, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:54005 Last Updated: 2021-02-16 20:06:28 Record Created: 2008-07-08 09:21:39
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition