Il sacrificio di Abramo e il miracolo della fonte nell'arcosolio VII.21 della catacomba di Villagrazia di Carini

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[automatically translated] The two themes of biblical inspiration decorate a arcosolium per child in the eastern wall of the gallery VII. In the lunette the scene of the sacrifice, which assists a prayerful female figure in tunic clavata and with hairstyle typical of the fourth century turban. The arch is preserved only the figure of Moses, who beat you with a rod upon the rock from which the water flows. Comparisons refer mainly to the pictorial decoration of the Christian catacombs of Rome. The doctrinal implications underlying the theme of salvation denote an updated client that prefers less trivial subjects of those found in contemporary urban funerary contexts of Sicily.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)123-131
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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