Sarcophagus of the Spouses.
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Title:Sarcophagus of the Spouses
Notes:Found in Trinquetaille in 1974Lid: Three Youths in Fiery Furnace, and Nebuchadnezzar, Abraham and Isaac, Adam and Eve, woman with blood issue, Moses receiving the Law, Cain and Abel presenting their gifts to God.Base: (double frieze), upper register, Trinity creating Adam and Eve, Jesus healing the paralytic, portrait of the couple in shell, healing of the man born blind, healing of the woman with blood issue, Jesus with Peter (and rooster).lower register: Adoration of the Magi, miracle at Cana, multiplication of the loaves, Moses/Peter striking the rock, Job or Peter teaching, Zaccheus.
Building:Musée de l'Arles antique

Scripture:Matthew 2:1-12
Lectionary links:AEpDy
General Subject:Adoration of the Magi
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism
ICONCLASS Number:71E1331
11I62(ADAM & EVE)
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A72 C.D5 S24,003
20 A72 ChT S24,002 B

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Copyright Source:Prof. Robin M. Jensen,
Copyright Permission:Donor must be contacted for permission.
Attribution:Sarcophagus of the Spouses, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved February 22, 2024]. Original source: Prof. Robin M. Jensen,
Record Number:42655 Last Updated: 2022-07-07 15:56:15 Record Created: 2004-12-03 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition