Ravenna, Cappella Arcivescovile, Cristo vincitore

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Contributor

Theodoric
Bishop Peter II

Creator

Ravenna master mosaicists of Saint Apollinare Nuovo

Description

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.

Language

lat

Current Ownership

Ravenna Diocese

Chronology Specific

494-519

Material

Chronology Period

Late 5th - Early 6th c. AD

Technique

Content Provider

Museum of Ravenna

Original Collection

Biblioteca Classense, Mario Mazzotti Archive

Content Rights