Melchizedek and Abraham-Santa Maria Maggiore.
 
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Title:Melchizedek and Abraham-Santa Maria Maggiore
Notes:This image is often used as a prefigurement of the Eucharist, and the priestly designation of Christ, as mentioned in Hebrews.
Date:432
Building:Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Object/Function:Mosaic
Material:Glass
City/Town:Rome
Country:Italy

Scripture:Genesis 14:18-20
Person as Subject:Melchizedek (Biblical figure)
Abraham (Biblical figure)

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson
Copyright Permission:Donor must be contacted for permission.
Attribution:Melchizedek and Abraham-Santa Maria Maggiore, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54011 [retrieved May 18, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:54011 Last Updated: 2021-02-16 20:07:42 Record Created: 2008-07-08 09:40:09
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition