Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, Teodora e il suo seguito
San Vitale Ravenna master mosaicists
Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, south wall, mosaic decoration: Empress Theodora and her retinue. The scene is depicting the East Roman Empress Theodora, crowned in a golden halo, with crown and jewels. She is holding a golden chalice, standing next to court ladies and two dignitaries.
Empress Theodora and her retinue
6th c. AD
Museum of Ravenna
Biblioteca Classense, Mario Mazzotti Archive