Dating: First third of 12th century.
H: 122 cm.
L: 248 cm.
Origin: Dijon (21), former Saint-Bénigne abbey refectory (?).
Dijon Museum of Archaeology. © F. Perrodin.
This sculpture is representative of the Romanesque art of Burgundy. The theme addressed touches on the symbolic episode in the life of Christ, providing a strong message for the monks entering the refectory.