Christ Child as Good Shepherd.
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Carved ivory statuette depicting the Good Shepherd is likely from Goa (west coast of India), a Jesuit training center for missionaries. At the bottom, Christ's follower Mary Magdalene reads scriptures in a mountain cave, where, according to legend, she retired in later life. Above is a fountain of life (suggestive of baptism) with doves and lambs, and at the top is the meditative figure of the Christ Child sitting with a lamb. [from Wikimedia Commons]
Building:Walters Art Museum
Country:United States

Scripture:John 10:11-18
John 10:1-10
Person as Subject:Jesus Christ (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:BEast04
General Subject:Good Shepherd
Childhood of Jesus

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Attribution:Christ Child as Good Shepherd, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved January 23, 2022]. Original source:
Record Number:57459 Last Updated: 2021-11-01 14:16:16 Record Created: 2020-03-31 12:33:16
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition