Christ breaking bread at Emmaus.
 
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Title:Christ breaking bread at Emmaus
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This woodcarving panel is one of 18 from the main entry door to the basilica of Santa Sabina. The church is an early basilica (5th century), with a classical rectangular plan and columns. The decorations have been restored to their original modesty, mostly white. Together with the light pouring in from the windows, this makes the Santa Sabina an airy and roomy place.

The wooden door of the basilica is generally agreed to be the original door from the 5th century, although it was apparently not constructed for this doorway. Eighteen of its wooden panels survive — all but one depicting scenes from the Bible, albeit with some departures from canonical versions of the scenes. Most famous among these is one of the earliest certain depictions of Christ's crucifixion, although other panels have also been the subjects of extensive analysis because of their unusual imagery. -- from Wikipedia

Date:432
Building:Basilica di Santa Sabina (Rome, Italy)
Object/Function:Carving
Material:Wood
City/Town:Rome
Country:Italy

Scripture:Luke 24:13-49
Lectionary links:ARess
General Subject:Bread
Emmaus

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Record Number:54253 Last Updated: 2014-03-31 18:38:51 Record Created: 2009-03-19 13:18:15
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