Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSheep
TreesPalm
BirdsPeacock
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
The Cross
Cross with birds
Miscellaneous
SymbolsAlpha and Omega
ERANOS ARCHIVE
87-103. The Great Mother
98. Sarcophagi & Symbolism
Further details
Sarcophagus of Archbishop Agnello (reigned 556 - 569)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Byzantine
DATE
mid 6th century
LOCATION
Ravenna, Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn (98, 9)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
G. Bovini, Sarcofagi Paleocristiani di Ravenna, Vatican City, 1954, p. 66, fig. 54; Marion Lawrence, The Sarcophagi of Ravenna, 1945, fig. 54
Contact
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