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Title / Description: Catacombs of St. Sebastian, Graffito with invocations to Peter and PaulCommentary: Graffiti were left by pilgrims in the Catacombs of St. Sebastian. This is on a site where the remains of Peter and Paul were temporarily interred.
Provenance: Rome, Italy
Date: 3rd c. CE
Leonard V. Rutgers, Subterranean Rome : in search of the roots of Christianity in the catacombs of the eternal city (Leuven : Peeters, c2000)
Author of Commentary: Adam Mendelson
Source: Attridge, Harold W. Harold Attridge slide collection