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#9604: Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Melchizedek's Offering

Photo 9604: Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Melchizedek's Offering - Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

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Photo ID
9604
Credit
Title
Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Melchizedek's Offering
Caption
Melchizedek brings bread and wine and blesses Abraham, who is shown mounted on a horse with his soldiers (Genesis 14). Detail of mosaic in the nave, set up by Pope Sixtus III (432-40). Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy.
Geotag
41.897574° N, 12.498464° E
Uploaded
February 9, 2012
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
ISO
1600