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Title: Aix-en-Provence (Francia): Cattedrale di S. Salvatore, cappella di S. Metrias. Fronte di sarcofago a porte di città
Start date: 300
End date: 399
Historical Period: Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period

Front face of a “City-Gate” sarcophagus with the depiction of the “Traditio Legis” scene: Christ is on the mount slightly elevated above his apostles while donors kneel at his feet. The lid belongs to another sarcophagus and is probably pagan. The sarcophagus is placed in St. Metrias chapel of the cathedral of Saint-Sauveur.

Place: Aix-en-Provence, France  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: marble (rock)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: UNIBO Bovini Archive  
Physical type: sarcophagi (coffins)
Material and technique: carving (processes)
Data provider: University of Bologna  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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