Pilate Washing His Hands

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Ibolya Horvath
by Mattia Preti
published on 04 November 2020
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Pilate Washing His Hands by Mattia Preti (Il Cavalier Calabrese)(Italian, Taverna 1613–1699 CE Valletta), 1663 CE.
According to the Gospel of Matthew, the Roman governor Pontius Pilate tried to save Christ from death and symbolically washed his hands, stating “I am innocent of the blood of this righteous person.”

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Preti, M. (2020, November 04). Pilate Washing His Hands. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13073/pilate-washing-his-hands/

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