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Authors: workshops of Milan area  
Contributors: Stilicho  
Title: Detail of the so-called Sarcophagus of Stilicho
Start date: 385
End date: 390
Historical Period: Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period

Detail of the so-called sarcophagus of Stilicho, depicting the three young Jews refusing to worship the statue of the king of Babylonia, Nebuchadnezzar II, and thus being sentenced to death into the fiery furnace (Daniel 3:1-56).

Place: Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, Italy  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: marble (rock)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: UNIBO Zeri Foundation  
Physical type: sarcophagi (coffins)
reliefs (sculptures)
Material and technique: carving (processes)
Data provider: University of Bologna  
Rights holder: St. Ambrose basilica, Milan  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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