Christian Sarcophagus

An early Christian sarcophagus, probably from the fourth century C.E. At left, a young bearded Jesus performs a healing miracle with his “magic wand.” At right, three Magi bring gifts to Mary and the child Jesus. The first Magus pointa to the Star of Bethlehem overhead. Vatican Museums, Vatican City.

An early Christian sarcophagus, probably from the fourth century C.E. At left, a young bearded Jesus performs a healing miracle with his “magic wand.” At right, three Magi bring gifts to Mary and the child Jesus. The first Magus point to the Star of Bethlehem overhead. Vatican Museums, Vatican City.

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