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#2741: Censored Palace of Theodoric

Photo 2741: Censored Palace of Theodoric - Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna

Photo Details

Photo ID
2741
Date
2008-05-10
Location
Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna
Description
Detail of nave mosaic at the west end of Sant'Apolllinare Nuovo, Ravenna, depicting Theodoric's Palace. The mosaic dates from c.500 AD under Theodoric, but in c.560, the Arian king and his court were excised from the palace and replaced with black backgrounds and curtains. A hand belonging to one of the original occupants can still be seen on some columns.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3822 x 2445 px
File Size
8.89 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
44.416770° N, 12.204899° E
Date Digitized
May 10, 2008
Date Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes