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#2887: Presbytery Mosaic: Sacrifices

Photo 2887: Presbytery Mosaic: Sacrifices - Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna

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Photo ID
2887
Credit
Title
Presbytery Mosaic: Sacrifices
Caption
Mosaic on the right wall of the presbytery, depicting three Old Testament figures who made sacrifices to God: Abel with his perfect lamb, Melchizedek at a table with his bread, and Abraham with his son Isaac. The theme of sacrifice is related to the Eucharist, which was performed at the high altar beneath the mosaic. Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna, Italy.
Geotag
44.380297° N, 12.233030° E
Uploaded
May 3, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
1600