Pictures of Jesus: Jesus Image Gallery



  • Bust of Christ, Commodilla Cemetaryhttp://www.religionfacts.com/people/jesus/portraits/bust-of-christ-beard-commodilla

    This fresco of the bust of Christ with an alpha and omega is the first known representation of Jesus with a beard; it dates from the late 4th century...

  • Christ and the Apostles, Domitilla Catacombshttp://www.religionfacts.com/people/jesus/portraits/christ-and-apostles-catacomb-domitilla

    This fresco of Christ Among the Apostles is in an arcosolium of the Crypt of Ampliatus in the Catacombs of St. Domitilla in Rome. The Catacombs of Domitilla date from the 2nd through 4th centuries...

  • Christ and the Healing of the Paralytic Fresco at Dura Europoshttp://www.religionfacts.com/people/jesus/portraits/healing-paralytic-dura-europos

    This wall painting, depicting the Healing of the Paralytic, is the earliest known representation of Jesus, dating from about 235 AD. The painting was found in 1921 on the left-hand wall of the baptismal chamber of the house-church at Dura-Europos on the Euphrates River in modern Syria...

  • Christ as Orpheus, Catacombs of Peter and Marcellushttp://www.religionfacts.com/people/jesus/portraits/christ-as-orpheus-catacombs

    Though not nearly as common as the Good Shepherd motif, Christ also appears in early Christian art in the form of the Greek god Orpheus. This fresco of Christ as Orpheus is in the Catacombs of Peter and Marcellus in Rome, and dates from the 4th century...

  • The Alexamanos Graffitohttp://www.religionfacts.com/people/jesus/portraits/alexamanos-graffito

    The Alexamanos Graffito, dating from c.200 AD or earlier, is an interesting early parody of Christianity. This early graffito (wall-scratching; singular of graffiti) was discovered in 1857 in a guardroom on Palatine Hill near the Circus Maximus in Rome, and is now in the Palatine Antiquarian Museum...

  • The Good Shepherd, Catacomb of Callixtushttp://www.religionfacts.com/people/jesus/portraits/good-shepherd-catacomb-callixtus

    This fresco of the Good Shepherd was found on the ceiling of the Vault of Lucina in the Catacomb of Callixtus in Rome. The construction of the vault itself has been dated to the second half of the 2nd century, but the use of the red and green lines to divide the space (similar to the chambers under San Sebastiano) has suggested the first half or middle of the 3rd century for this fresco...