The Sarcophagus of the Companions of St. Ursula

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Mathilde Montpetit
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published on 23 March 2019
The Sarcophagus of the Companions of St. Ursula

A 5th-century CE paleochristian sarcophagus said to have contained the relics of Saint Ursula during the Middle Ages. It depicts Jesus giving the Holy Law to St. Peter, who stands on his left. (Crypt of the Abbey of St. Victor, Marseille, France)


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Mathilde Montpetit
Mathilde is a freelance writer based in Aix-en-Provence, France. She studies the medieval Islamic world and is interested in global historical connectivities.

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Montpetit, M. (2019, March 23). The Sarcophagus of the Companions of St. Ursula. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10309/

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Montpetit, Mathilde. "The Sarcophagus of the Companions of St. Ursula." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 23, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10309/.

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Montpetit, Mathilde. "The Sarcophagus of the Companions of St. Ursula." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Mar 2019. Web. 19 May 2019.

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