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FISH WITH BREAD
A symbol of the Eucharist that was early found in the catacombs and that is reminiscent of Christ feeding the multitude. Above the fish, which represented Christ, was often a basket of loaves with a glass of wine within a transparent basket, the complete elements of the Eucharistic sacrament.
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