Capital with Lambs Approaching the Cross

6th century
Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy

In a conventional design often seen on sarcophagi of the period, two lambs approach a symbol representing Christ. The stylized palm trees in the background are also a common feature of this design.

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Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.