|Title:||Ravenna, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Sarcofago dell'arcivescovo Teodoro||Start date:||400||End date:||499||Historical Period:||Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period||Description:||
The sarcophagus is datable to the fifth century and, as evidenced by the inscription on the lid, was reused in the seventh century to preserve the remains of Archbishop Theodore. In the front the Chrismon is depicted inside a clipeo with the Greek letters alpha and omega. On its sides two peacocks are carved with vines and bunches of grapes. On the lid are depicted three monograms of Christ inside wreaths
|Place:||Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Italy||Languages:||No linguistic content; Not applicable||Medium:||marble (rock)||Project:||BYZART Project||Fond:||Biblioteca Classense Mario Mazzotti Archive||Physical type:||sarcophagi (coffins)||Material and technique:||relief (sculpture techniques)||Data provider:||Museum of Ravenna||License:||All rights reserved||Rights holder:||Polo Museale Emilia Romagna|
|Appears in Collections:||BYZART|
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