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#2584: Apse Mosaic: Christ the Redeemer

Photo 2584: Apse Mosaic: Christ the Redeemer - San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna

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Photo ID
2584
Credit
Title
Apse Mosaic: Christ the Redeemer
Caption
San Vitale's apse mosaic, dating from 526-47 AD. It depicts a youthful, clean-shaven Christ the Redeemer sitting on the sphere of the world, flanked by San Vitale (who is being handed a martyr's crown), two angels, and Bishop Ecclesius, who founded the church.
Geotag
44.420617° N, 12.196380° E
Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
ISO
1600