Ravenna, Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Lunetta del Buon pastore

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Contributor

Galla Placidia

Creator

Ravenna master mosaicists of Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
Costantinopolitan master mosaicists of Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

Description

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, wall mosaic decoration, north cross branch, lunette: the Good Shepherd. Jesus Christ is depicted as the Good Shepherd. Surrounded by sheep, he is crowned in golden halo and dressed in golden tunic; he is holding a gold cross rod with his right hand, he is caressing a sheep with his left.

Current Ownership

Ravenna Diocese

Chronology Specific

425-450

Material

Chronology Period

5th c. AD

Technique

Content Provider

Museum of Ravenna

Original Collection

Museum of Ravenna, Mario Mazzotti Archive

Content Rights