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mar 29, 526 - Justinian and Theodora mosaic, San Vitale

Description:

526-547 CE, Byzantine Europe
brick, marble, stone veneer, mosaic
Ravenna, Italy

shows Justinian and Theodora flanked by religious figures, soldiers, and his own court
no more naturalism
gold background goes back to Byzantine tradition
head in halo=divinity and authority

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Date:

mar 29, 526
Now
~ 1493 years ago

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