Children of Bethlehem killed by Herod's orders (Massacre of the Innocents).
 Duccio, di Buoninsegna, -1319?

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Title:Children of Bethlehem killed by Herod's orders (Massacre of the Innocents)
Notes:Panel from the Maesta Altarpiece of Siena
Date:1308-1311
Artist:Duccio, di Buoninsegna, -1319?
Building:Museo dell’Opera del Duomo (Siena, Italy)
Object/Function:Altarpiece
City/Town:Siena
Country:Italy

Scripture:Matthew 2:13-23
Person as Subject:Herod I, King of Judea, ca.72-4 BC
Lectionary links:AXmas01
General Subject:Massacre of the Innocents
Bethlehem
Children
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism
ICONCLASS Number:73B63

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Record Number:46449 Last Updated: 2021-07-12 14:16:53 Record Created: 2006-07-18 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition