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#2888: Presbytery Mosaic: Melchizedek

Photo 2888: Presbytery Mosaic: Melchizedek - Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna

Photo Details

Photo ID
2888
Date
2008-05-10
Location
Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna
Description
The right wall shows 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.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
2532 x 3800 px
File Size
6.61 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
44.380297° N, 12.233030° E
Date Digitized
May 10, 2008
Date Uploaded
May 3, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes