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Title: Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, Sepolcro di Isacio
Start date: 600
End date: 699
Historical Period: Western Early Middle Ages

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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