Two Scenes from the Youth
medieval and modern restorations
Maria Maggiore, Rome
The upper register shows Jochebed presenting Moses to Pharaoh's
daughter. See Exodus
2:1-9 (cached). In the
lower register he is "instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians" (Acts
7:22 -- cached).
is part of the
extensive series of Old Testament scenes portrayed in mosaics along the
two walls of the nave. Click here for
links to several of the others.
More of Moses
Photographed at the
site by Richard Stracke