Dogmatic Sarcophagus.
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Title:Dogmatic Sarcophagus
Notes:This particular sarcophagus is known as the Dogmatic Sarcophagus, or the "sarcophagus of the two Testaments." This sarcophagus features images of (upper register, left to right) the creation of Eve, bestowing the labors upon Adam and Eve, the wedding at Cana, miracle of loaves and fish, (lower register, left to right) the arrival of the Magi, the healing of the blind man, Daniel flanked by Cyrus and Habakkuk, the foretelling of Peter's denial, the arrest of Peter, Peter baptizing his jailers
Date:4th century
Building:Vatican City. Direzione generale dei musei
Country:Vatican City

Scripture:Genesis 3:16-24
Matthew 2:1-12
John 2:1-11
Mark 8:22-26
Mark 10:46-52
Bel and the Dragon 30-42
Apocryphal Acts of Peter
Lectionary links:ANatv
General Subject:Sarcophagus
ICONCLASS Number:71A61

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Copyright Source:Prof. Patout J. Burns and Prof. Robin M. Jensen,
Copyright Permission:Donor must be contacted for permission.
Attribution:Dogmatic Sarcophagus, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 29, 2023]. Original source: Prof. Patout J. Burns and Prof. Robin M. Jensen,
Record Number:51286 Last Updated: 2022-07-07 14:45:25 Record Created: 2007-05-18 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition