Marriage of Jacob and Rachel - Santa Maria Maggiore.
 
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Title:Marriage of Jacob and Rachel - Santa Maria Maggiore
Notes:This image is often used as a prefigurement of the Eucharist, and the priestly designation of Christ, as mentioned in Hebrews. Note Melchizedek's dress, and Christ's signal of favor towards Melchizedek, not Abraham
Date:432
Building:Santa Maria Maggiore (Church : Rome, Italy)
Object/Function:Mosaic
Material:Glass
City/Town:Rome
Country:Italy

Scripture:Genesis 29
Person as Subject:Jacob (Biblical patriarch)
Rachel (Biblical matriarch)

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Copyright Source:From the library of Lee M. Jefferson
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Attribution:Marriage of Jacob and Rachel - 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=54012 [retrieved December 3, 2016]. Original source: From the library of Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:54012 Last Updated: 2011-01-03 16:16:50 Record Created: 2008-07-08 09:42:58
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition