Fresco of the Crucifixion from Santa Maria Antiqua, 741–52AD, Rome, Italy



Fresco of the Crucifixion from Santa Maria Antiqua, Rome (741–52). The icon-like fresco was painted in the chapel to the north of the main apse, and this church was managed by Greek monks in Rome with connections to various popes.
Source: Stella Arena, Maria et alia. Roma dall’Antichita al Medioevo Archeologia e Storia. Vol.1. 2001 ByzBets



Referenced on p31, WAR - 096 Carolingian Cavalryman AD 768-986 by D. Nicolle:
Wall painting of the Crucifixion dating from the mid-7th to mid-8th century. Here Longinus, the Roman centurion at Christ’s crucifixion, reflects the military elite of Papal Rome. (Church of Santa Maria Antiqua, Rome, Italy)
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