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:Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Object/Function:Mosaic
Material:Glass
City/Town:Rome
Country:Italy

Scripture:Genesis 29
Person as Subject:Jacob (Biblical figure)
Rachel (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Marriage

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Copyright Source:Image donated by 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 April 20, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:54012 Last Updated: 2021-02-16 20:08:35 Record Created: 2008-07-08 09:42:58
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition