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The artistic depiction of Christ’s crucifixion: history meets biomechanics

Mark Ransom Johnson City, Tennessee, USA   Crucifixion (1430), Hans Von Tubingen, Punkstall Medieval Collection, Vienna, Austria. In Von Tubingen’s work, Crucifixion, Jesus is seen nailed through the hands on a 20+ foot Tau cross, while the thieves to His side are bound by ropes to their patibulums. The artistic depiction of the crucifixion of […]