Museum of Ravenna Cidm Archive

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Ravenna, Museo Nazionale, Pavimento musivo di San Severo
Ravenna, Museo Nazionale, floor mosaic decoration of San Severo: fragment with inscription. On fragment surface are depicted acanthus leaves and regular quadrilateral motifs above one inscription.

Ravenna, Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Sottarco con fiori tripetali
Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, wall mosaic decoration, west cross branch: arch intrados. The decorative pattern is composed of polychrome tripetalous flowers.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Betlemme
Basilica of San Vitale wall mosaic decoration, apse, arch: representation of Bethlehem (inscription) near a cypress tree.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Angeli con croce apocalittica
Basilica of San Vitale wall mosaic decoration, presbytery, south wall: two angels are holding an apocalyptic cross

Ravenna, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo,  Re Magi
Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, wall mosaic decoration; the three Wise Men present their gifts to Christ.

Ravenna, Mausoleo di Galla Placidia,  Lunetta con apostoli
Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, west cross branch, lunette: apostles and drinking doves. One apostle is holding a scroll, a big seashell covers the scene, on base area two doves are standing and drinking from a vase.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: Emperor Justinian and his retinue. East Roman Emperor Justinian I is clad in purple tyrian with a golden halo. He is holding a golden paten, standing next to bishop Maximinian,…

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: two deacons, detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: dignitaries, detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: Emperor Justinian and Giuliano Argentario. Detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: Emperor Justinian. Detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: imperial guards, detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: bishop Maximinian and Giuliano Argentario, detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: bishop Maximinian, detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: Emperor Justininan, detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: imperial guards, detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: dignitaries, detail of the Emperor Justinian and his retinue scene.

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale,  Giustiniano  e il suo seguito
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: Emperor Justinian and his retinue. East Roman Emperor Justinian I is clad in purple tyrian with a golden halo. He is holding a golden paten, standing next to bishop Maximinian,…

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, Teodora e il suo seguito
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, south wall, mosaic decoration: Empress Theodora and her retinue. East Roman Empress Theodora is depicted with a golden halo, crown and jewels. She is holding a golden chalice, standing next to court ladies and two…

Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, Teodora e il suo seguito, particolare
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, south wall, mosaic decoration: Theodora's and Antonina's tunics, detail of the Empress Theodora and her retinue scene.
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