Sarcophagus with Lambs Approaching Christ
Circa 3rd to 8th century
Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna, Italy
In a paradisiacal setting suggested by the palm trees, two lambs approach a symbol representing Jesus Christ. The cross enclosed by a wreath is a common motif in Christian sarcophagi of this period.
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Photographed at the basilica by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.