Building theTower of Babel.
 
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Title:Building theTower of Babel
Notes:Church of St. Savin, fresco on the upper south register of the nave depicting the building of the Tower of Babel (in the likeness of a medieval construction site)

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

Date:1040-1090
Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin
Object/Function:Fresco
Material:Paint
City/Town:Vienne
Country:France

Scripture:Genesis 11:1-9
Lectionary links:CPDay
General Subject:Tower of Babel
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71B42

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:Building theTower of Babel, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33430 [retrieved May 26, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:33430 Last Updated: 2022-06-20 19:09:42 Record Created: 2003-10-29 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Abbey of Saint-Savin, Vienne. Riou, Yves-Jean. Inventaire general, 1993.