Murals in the Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome (2nd-5th centuries)

The Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter are situated on the ancient Via Labicana in Rome. Their name refers to the Christian martyrs Marcellinus and Peter who, according to tradition, were buried here.

Some of the frescoes in the catacombs were recently restores restored, such as those of the cubicle of Susanna and the fossor, the niche of Daniel, the arcosolium of Orpheus, the cubicle of Our Lady with two Magi, and the cubicle of the praying matron.

Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
Adam and Eve
late 3rd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

758*1000
True Color
233 Kb



Noe and the Dove
2nd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1100*883
True Color
192 Kb



Mural decoration
2nd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

800*664
True Color
96 Kb



Ceiling decoration (detail)
2nd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1000*788
True Color
193 Kb



Ceiling decoration
2nd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1600*1105
True Color
210 Kb



Ceiling decoration
2nd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1300*1229
True Color
246 Kb



Ceiling decoration (detail)
2nd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1200*800
True Color
168 Kb



Ceiling decoration (detail)
2nd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1200*800
True Color
212 Kb



Ceiling decoration (detail)
3rd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1200*800
True Color
179 Kb



Ceiling decoration
3rd century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1100*999
True Color
249 Kb



Christ between Sts Peter and Paul
4th century
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

1104*1200
True Color
247 Kb



Christ between Sts Peter and Paul
400-20
Fresco
Catacombs of Marcellinus and Peter, Rome

999*1100
True Color
235 Kb