|Title:||Front of a marble sarcophagus with facing peacocks||Start date:||400||End date:||499||Historical Period:||Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period||Description:||
Front of an Early Byzantine marble sarcophagus, probably of Ravennate production, reused as an altar front. The relief decoration features a Christogram in a clipeus in the middle, flanked by two symmetrical peacocks and two blooming trees (or branches). Two stylized semi-columns with Corinthian capitals at the corners.
|Place:||Ranchio, Italy||Languages:||No linguistic content; Not applicable||Medium:||marble (rock)||Project:||BYZART Project||Fond:||UNIBO Zeri Foundation||Physical type:||sarcophagi (coffins)||Material and technique:||carving (processes)
relief (sculpture techniques)
|Data provider:||University of Bologna||License:||Rights holder:||St. Barthelemy parish church, Ranchio|
|Appears in Collections:||BYZART|
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