|Title:||Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, Sepolcro di Isacio||Start date:||600||End date:||699||Historical Period:||Western Early Middle Ages||Description:||
Basilica of Saint Vitale, sarcophagus of exarch Isaacius. The cover is graven with Greek and Latin inscriptions, relating to the story of Isaacius. The four side panels are decorated with bas-reliefs. On the long side panels the Adoration of the Kings and a Chrismon surround by two peacocks are depicted. On the short side panels, the Raising of Lazarus and Daniel in the Lions' Den are represented.
|Place:||Basilica of San Vitale, Italy||Languages:||Latin||Medium:||marble (rock)||Project:||BYZART Project||Fond:||Biblioteca Classense Mario Mazzotti Archive||Physical type:||sarcophagi (coffins)||Material and technique:||carving (processes)||Data provider:||Museum of Ravenna||License:||All rights reserved||Rights holder:||Ravenna Diocese|
|Appears in Collections:||BYZART|
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