Altar Dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene

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Illustration

Mathilde Montpetit
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published on 23 March 2019
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Detail from an altar dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene in the crypt of the Abbey of Saint Victor in Marseille, France. It was carved in the 8th century CE by Pierre Puget, a well-known Marseillais sculptor, to cover the sarcophagus of St. Lazarus.

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About the Author

Mathilde Montpetit
Mathilde is a freelance writer based in Aix-en-Provence, France. She studies the medieval Islamic world and is interested in global historical connectivities.

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APA Style

Montpetit, M. (2019, March 23). Altar Dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10310/altar-dedicated-to-st-mary-magdalene/

Chicago Style

Montpetit, Mathilde. "Altar Dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 23, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10310/altar-dedicated-to-st-mary-magdalene/.

MLA Style

Montpetit, Mathilde. "Altar Dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Mar 2019. Web. 27 Jul 2021.