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Jesus sailing with the apostles

ref. : en.724.2013 | 10 April 2013 | by Francis Leveque
sarcophage | IVe century AD
Rome, Latium ( Italie )
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Cast of a 4th century Christian sarcophagus, showing Jesus sailing with the apostles, in the Museo della Civiltà Romana. The original stands in the Vatican Museums

It shows Jesus and 3 apostles, John, Luke and Mark (their name is written in Latin) on board a boat. Each apostle wields a paddle. Jean and Luke heads down, MarK looks at Jesus. This is at the helm of his left hand and right arm behind.