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Early Christian Art and Architecture

Early Christian Art and Architecture

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will present an introduction to early Christian art and architecture.

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Image of Catacombs S. Sebastiano, Rome, Photo by Patrick Denker,; Image of Catacomb of Saints Peter and Marcellinus, Rome, Public Domain,; Image of Fresco in Dura-Europos, Public Domain,

Terms to Know

An underground cemetery with tunnels and rooms with burial chambers.


Burial chambers in a catacomb.

Orant figures

Image of a person in the early Christian position of prayer, with arms outstretched.


A Jewish house of worship.