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This cubicle takes its name from the fresco in the lunette on the central wall which depicts a young woman with a rich tunic and a veiled head. Her arms are outstretched in prayer. Scenes showing important moments from the life of the deceased are depicted on either side of this orant figure. In the crown of the vault there is the Good Shepherd in the celestial garden. Episodes from the Hebrew Scriptures symbolize salvation through intervention. For example, we can see the Three Youths in the Fiery Furnace, the Sacrifice of Isaac and Jonah coming out of the Sea Monster. Thus Christians obtain salvation through the saving grace of Christ. The pictures, which are very well preserved, date to the second half of the third century.
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