late Roman, Asia Minor, early Christian, 3rd century
Medieval Art 
Overall - h:50.38 w:15.50 d:26.90 cm (h:19 13/16 w:6 1/16 d:10 9/16 inches)
John L. Severance Fund
After disobeying the Lord’s command to proclaim judgment on the city of Nineveh, the Old Testament prophet Jonah was cast into the sea and swallowed by a sea monster. Here, the beast swallows Jonah headfirst.