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Entombment of Jesus

A representation of the burial or entombment of Jesus Christ, typically featuring Joseph and Nicodemus, as described in Matthew 27, 57-61; Mark 15, 42-47; Luke 23, 50-56; Luke 19, 38-42).


Weitzmann, K. 1961. ‘The Origin of the Threnos’, in M. Meiss, ed., De Artibus Opuscula XL: Essays in Honor of Erwin Panofsky, I (New  York: New York University Press, 1961), 476–490. Lepage, C. and J. Mercier 2011–2012. ‘Un tétraévangile illustré éthiopien à cycle long du XVe siècle. Codicologie et iconographie’, Cahiers Archéologiques, 54 (2011–2012), 99–174. Gnisci, J. 2015. ‘Shrouding the Divine: Observations on the Iconography of the Entombment of Christ in Ethiopian Illumination of the Fourteenth and Early Fifteenth Centuries’, Orientalia Christiana Periodica, 81/2 (2015), 473–492.

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BLorient481 London, British Library, BL Orient 481 mss
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