Pilate Washes His Hands

9th century
Fresco
Convent Church of St. John the Baptist, Müstair, Switzerland

Servants lead Jesus away as Pilate washes his hands in a large bowl. Pilate's broad, backless throne is much like those on which Jesus is seated in the Müstair Jesus Blesses the Children and Woman Taken in Adultery.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.