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#1472: Sarcophagus of the Spouses

Photo 1472: Sarcophagus of the Spouses - Museum of Ancient Arles

Photo Details

Photo ID
1472
Date
2008-06-29
Location
Museum of Ancient Arles
Description
Sarcophagus of the Spouses (Sarcophage des Epoux) or Trinity Sarcophagus, dating from the second quarter of the 4th century. The tomb was found in 1974 at Trinquetaille, still sealed and containing the remains of a woman around age 50 and a man, with war wounds, around age 60. The front panel is elaborately carved with scenes from the Old Testament and miracles of Christ. Inv. PAP.74.00.1/5. Musee de l'Arles Antique, Arles, France.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
File Size
6.95 MB
ISO
400
Geotag
43.672590° N, 4.616404° E
Date Digitized
June 29, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Credit
David Joyal