Herod's Order to Burn the Ship of the Three Wise Men.
 
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Title:Herod's Order to Burn the Ship of the Three Wise Men
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, depicting Herod ordering his men to burn the ship of the Three Wise Men, an extra-biblical story.

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Date:1220-1240
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Person as Subject:Herod I, King of Judea, ca.72-4 BC
Wise Men (Biblical figures)
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73B59
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 J2

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:Herod's Order to Burn the Ship of the Three Wise Men, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29205 [retrieved March 1, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:29205 Last Updated: 2022-06-19 17:33:55 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition