The Magi: Epiphany Tympanum (12th c.)

Epiphany Tympanum (12th c.)

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It is made with paint and stone. This is the earliest depiction of a magi as a black man (possibly female).

Three magi with crowns. Two white and one black. All bearded and appear to be similar ages.

Museum of the Cathedral of St. James
Santiago de Compostela, Spain


The master list of magi images is here.

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