Sarcophagus of the Spouses 3: Adam and Eve
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|Title:||Sarcophagus of the Spouses 3: Adam and Eve|
|Caption:||Adam and Eve, wearing fig leaves and standing next to the Tree of Life bearing the forbidden fruit (Genesis 3). The sheaf of wheat at Adam's feet symbolizes the curse of hard work. Third scene on the 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. Inv. PAP.74.00.1/5. Musee de l'Arles Antique, Arles, France.|
|Digital Size:||4000 x 2662 pixels|
|Print Sizes:||16.7 x 11.1 inches @ 240 dpi|
13.3 x 8.9 inches @ 300 dpi
|Uploaded:||April 17, 2013|