neutralangel: “ josephboston: “ This image is the earliest known image of Jesus Christ, from the Coptic Museum in Cairo, Egypt. This painting of Jesus is older than the image of the black Jesus Christ...
An Original Depiction of Jesus, ca 100-400 A.D., Roman catacombs. The Christian catacombs are extremely important for the history of Early Christian art, as they contain the great majority of examples from before about 300AD, in fresco and sculpture, as well as gold glass medallions.
Two thousand years after he walked the earth, Jesus of Nazareth remains one of those most talked-about and influential people who has ever lived. In the pages that follow, we explore his life, character, teachings and followers. We look at how Jesus has been quoted, misquoted, filmed, reported on, worshipped and argued over.
2nd Century Catacombs of the Messiah and his disciples...yes its true they were ALL black before being Europeanized. Before the Renaissance period all of the biblical icons all over the world depicting Jesus Christ was black. Jesus Christ IS the image of the invisible God Colossians 1:15. See Daniel 7:9 &10:6 and also Revelation 1:14-15 for the description of Jesus Christ the Son of God.