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#2932: Sarcophagus of Theodorus

Photo 2932: Sarcophagus of Theodorus - Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna

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Photo ID
2932
Credit
Title
Sarcophagus of Theodorus
Caption
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.
Geotag
44.380297° N, 12.233030° E
Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
ISO
1600