EARLY CHRISTIAN SCULPTOR, Catalan
(active 4th century in Tarragona)

Sarcophagus of Leocadio (detail)

4th century
Stone
Museu Necropolis Paleocristiana, Tarragona

The detail from the Sarcophagus of Leocadio represents the giving of the "traditio legis" to Moses. In the relief the hand of God comes from beneath the clouds, giving the law.

The sarcophagus was probably imported from Carthage.




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