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Sarcophagus of the Spouses

Sarcophagus of the Spouses (Sarcophage des Epoux) or Trinity Sarcophagus, dating from the second quarter of the 4th century. The tomb was found in 1974 at Trinquetaille, still sealed and containing the remains of a woman around age 50 and a man, with war wounds, around age 60. The front panel is elaborately carved with scenes from the Old Testament and miracles of Christ. Inv. PAP.74.00.1/5. Musee de l'Arles Antique, Arles, France.

Photo © David Joyal.

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