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Santa Sabina: Cypress Door (c.430 AD): Miracles of Christ

Cypress Door (c.430 AD): Miracles of Christ

Three miracles of Christ: raising Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-44); multiplying loaves and fishes to feed five thousand (Luke 9:10-17); turning water into wine (John 2:1-10). Detail of early-5th-century wood door in the narthex. A rare survival of Early Christian art, it includes 18 panels of narrative reliefs, most of them biblical scenes.