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#2931: Sarcophagus of Theodorus

Photo 2931: Sarcophagus of Theodorus - Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna

Photo Details

Photo ID
2931
Date
2008-05-10
Location
Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna
Description
Detail of the sarcophagus of Bishop Theodorus, which was made in the 5th century and reused for the bishop when he died in 688 AD. On the lid, which is decorated with three chi-rho reliefs, is a simple epitaph: "Here rests Theodorus, Archbishop." The main panel of the sarcophagus has a relief of a chi-rho flanked by peacocks and vines.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
File Size
6.83 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
44.380297° N, 12.233030° E
Date Digitized
May 10, 2008
Date Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Credit
David Joyal