Jacob Meets Esau
5th century, with medieval and modern restorations
Nave, Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome
This is the scene of reconciliation between the brothers in Genesis 33:1-16.
This is part of the extensive series of Old Testament scenes portrayed in mosaics 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.