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#4718: Stories of Abraham

Photo 4718: Stories of Abraham - San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna

Photo Details

Photo ID
4718
Date
2008-05-09
Location
San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna
Description
Scenes from the life of Abraham. On the left, Sarah looks on as Abraham brings a calf to three angels, who bring a message from God that Sarah will have a child in her old age (Genesis 18). On the right, the divine hand extends from heaven to stop Abraham before he obediently sacrifices his son Isaac (Genesis 22). Detail of mosaic on the left wall of the presbytery, c.547. San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna, Italy.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
5000 x 2771 px
File Size
10.89 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
44.420617° N, 12.196380° E
Date Digitized
May 9, 2008
Date Uploaded
February 1, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes