Ravenna, Cappella Arcivescovile, Cristo vincitore
Bishop Peter II
Ravenna master mosaicists of Saint Apollinare Nuovo
Archiepiscopal Chapel wall mosaic decoration, vestibule, lunette: Christ treading on the beasts. Jesus Christ is depicted beardless, crowned with jewelled halo and dressed with tunic, clam and lorica. He is trampling lion’s and snake’s heads, holding a cross rod and an open book with the words: Ego sum via veritas et vita.
Late 5th - Early 6th c. AD
Museum of Ravenna
Biblioteca Classense, Mario Mazzotti Archive