Sarcophagus with Scenes from
Figure from Erich
Dinkler's "The Christian Realm: Abbreviated Representations," in Weitzmann.
The scene identified as
the loaves and fishes may in fact be the curing
of the blind man. See a similar arrangement of figures on another Arles sarcophagus.
- Upper register, L
to R: Slaughter of the Innocents, Adam and Eve, unidentified
- Middle register,
L to R: a miracle of St. Peter, a miracle of Christ, two contemporary
figures, Christ and the woman with the flow of blood, Christ prophesies
St. Peter's denial
- Lower register, L
to R: the Magi, Cana, a miracle that Dinkler identifies as the
multiplication of the loaves and fishes, St. Peter's water miracle,
another Peter episode.
More of Christ's miracles
More of St. Peter
More of the Adoration of the Magi
More of the Slaughter of the Innocents
More of Adam and Eve
More of Cana