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Why does Baby Jesus Look like an Old Man in Medieval Religious Iconography?

When perusing the Medieval religious iconography in a museum, it is difficult to miss baby Jesus with the face of a grown man! Why was this his popular depiction?

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Why does Baby Jesus Look like an Old Man in Medieval Religious Iconography?
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