Catacombele romane: cel mai vechi portret al Sf. Pavel (sec. IV)

4 iulie 2009
Sf. Pavel (fresca romana), sec. IV

Sf. Pavel (fresca romana), sec. IV

Vatican archaeologists have uncovered what they say is the oldest known portrait of St Paul. The portrait, which was found two weeks ago but has been made public only after restoration, shows St Paul with a high domed forehead, deep-set eyes and a long pointed beard, confirming the image familiar from later depictions.


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