Sarcophagus Lid with Last Judgement

Marble | 40.6 x 237.5cm | Late 3rd-early 4th century (?)

Unknown Artist

One of the earliest translations of biblical verse into image appears on the front of this sarcophagus lid. Christ, bearded and wearing a pallium (mantle), welcomes eight sheep to his right with a warm gaze and gentle pat, and with a raised hand he r...
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