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Paleochretian art: oil lamp medallion in terracotta decoree of a triumphant Christ

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Paleochretian art: oil lamp medallion in terracotta decoree of a triumphant Christ

JLJ4653759 Paleochretian art: oil lamp medallion in terracotta decoree of a triumphant Christ. Realized under the lower Roman Empire (307-425 AD) in Tunisia. Discovered in Timgad (Algeria). Sun 0, 03x0, 13x0, 08 m Paris, musee du Louvre by Paleo-Christian, (4th century); (add.info.: Paleochretian art: oil lamp medallion in terracotta decoree of a triumphant Christ. Realized under the lower Roman Empire (307-425 AD) in Tunisia. Discovered in Timgad (Algeria). Sun 0, 03x0, 13x0, 08 m Paris, musee du Louvre); Photo ePhoto Josse; out of copyright

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This print showcases a remarkable piece of Paleochretian art: an oil lamp medallion in terracotta adorned with a triumphant Christ. Created during the lower Roman Empire between 307 and 425 AD in Tunisia, this exquisite artifact was discovered in Timgad, Algeria. It now resides in the Musee du Louvre in Paris, measuring at approximately 0.03x0.13x0.08 meters. The image captures the intricate details of this ancient masterpiece, revealing the skill and craftsmanship of its creator from the Paleo-Christian era. The triumphant Christ depicted on the medallion symbolizes victory over death and serves as a powerful representation of early Christian beliefs. With its delicate design and historical significance, this oil lamp medallion provides valuable insights into both religious practices and artistic techniques prevalent during that time period. Its discovery offers archaeologists and historians a glimpse into life under the Roman Empire while shedding light on early Christianity's development. Photographed by ePhoto Josse, this print preserves not only the beauty but also the cultural heritage embodied within this extraordinary object. As it is out of copyright, viewers can appreciate every detail without any restrictions or limitations. Overall, this photograph invites us to marvel at an exceptional example of Paleochretian artistry—a testament to human creativity that has transcended centuries to inspire awe even today.

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