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Santa Maria Maggiore Triumphal Arch; Santa Maria Maggiore
Santa Maria Maggiore Triumphal Arch; Santa Maria Maggiore
Other Title(s)Santa Maria Maggiore Triumphal Arch; Santa Maria Maggiore
TitleSanta Maria Maggiore Triumphal Arch
Record Typework
Type of WorkArchitecture; architectural mosaics
MaterialGlass and gold leaf mosaic tile
Date432 CE
LocationItaly; Rome
StyleEarly Christian
PeriodEarly Christian
CultureItalian
SubjectScenes from the Life of Christ
Description/NotesThe images on the right hand side are extensions of the scenes in the corresponding registers on the left side: Annunciation to the Virgin; Adoration of the Magi; Massacre of the Innocents." For iconogrpahical interpretation, see:" Oleg Grabar, "Christian Iconography: A Study of Its Origins", Princeton 1968, p. 48.
Rights - Deposited ImageCharles K. Growdon and Marcia Cohn Growdon
Larger EntitySanta Maria Maggiore
ViewRight Hand Side
UNR Accession #05-MCG-0019-IT

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