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Title: Ravenna, Basilica di San Francesco, Sarcofago con cinque nicchie
Start date: 300
End date: 399
Historical Period: Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period

Basilica of San Francesco, Sarcophagus with five shell-shaped niches with the scene of “Traditio Legis”. On central niche, is depicted Christ giving a scroll to Saint Paul. Three apostles are figured in niches beside. On the lid acroteria are carved the coats of arms of Bensai and Del Corno family, who owned the sarcophagus in seventeenth century.

Place: Basilica di San Francesco, 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: Ravenna Diocese  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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