Christ/God Giving Symbols of Work to Adam and Eve.
 
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Title:Christ/God Giving Symbols of Work to Adam and Eve
Notes:This particular sarcophagus is known as the Dogmatic Sarcophagus, or the "sarcophagus of the two Testaments." This image depicts the symbols of work, tilling the land for grain, sustaining animal herds, given to Adam and Eve following their Fall. The center figure represents God, although it clearly is identical with representations of Christ on the same relief.
Date:4th century
Building:Vatican City. Direzione generale dei musei
Country:Vatican City

Scripture:Genesis 3:16-21
Person as Subject:God (Biblical figure)
Adam (Biblical figure)
Eve (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Work
ICONCLASS Number:71A61

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Copyright Source:Image donated by J. Patout Burns and Robin M. Jensen
Copyright Permission:Donor must be contacted for permission.
Attribution:Christ/God Giving Symbols of Work to Adam and Eve, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=51240 [retrieved July 25, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by J. Patout Burns and Robin M. Jensen.
Record Number:51240 Last Updated: 2021-02-16 19:19:35 Record Created: 2007-05-17 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition