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#2630: Offering of Melchizedek

Photo 2630: Offering of Melchizedek - San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna

Photo Details

Photo ID
2630
Date
2008-05-09
Location
San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna
Description
Melchizedek offers bread (Genesis 14:18), here representing the consecrated host of the Christian Eucharist. On the other side of the altar (not shown), Abel offers his lamb. Detail of mosaic on the right wall of the presbytery, c.547. San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna, Italy.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
5000 x 3333 px
File Size
14.60 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
44.420617° N, 12.196380° E
Date Digitized
May 9, 2008
Date Uploaded
January 31, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes