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Jonah Swallowed, 280-290

Marble
19 4/5 × 6 1/10 × 10 3/5 in
50.4 × 15.5 × 26.9 cm
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Cleveland
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Cleveland Museum of Art
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After disobeying the Lord’s command to proclaim judgment on the city of Nineveh, the Old Testament …

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After disobeying the Lord’s command to proclaim judgment on the city of Nineveh, the Old Testament prophet Jonah was cast into the sea and swallowed by a sea monster. Here, the beast swallows Jonah headfirst.

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Late Roman, Asia Minor, early Christian, 3rd century
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After disobeying the Lord’s command to proclaim judgment on the city of Nineveh, the Old Testament …

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After disobeying the Lord’s command to proclaim judgment on the city of Nineveh, the Old Testament prophet Jonah was cast into the sea and swallowed by a sea monster. Here, the beast swallows Jonah headfirst.

Image rights
https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Late Roman, Asia Minor, early Christian, 3rd century
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Jonah Swallowed, 280-290

Marble
19 4/5 × 6 1/10 × 10 3/5 in
50.4 × 15.5 × 26.9 cm
Permanent collection
location
Cleveland
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