Jacob Is Told of Joseph's Death

Modern restoration of 5th-century mosaic
Nave, Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

One of Joseph's brothers shows the boy's bloody cloak to his father. See Genesis 37:17-35. This is part of the extensive series of Old Testament scenes along the two walls of the nave. Follow this link for links to the others.

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