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#2774: Dome Mosaic

Photo 2774: Dome Mosaic - Neonian Baptistery, Ravenna

Photo Details

Photo ID
2774
Date
2008-05-10
Location
Neonian Baptistery, Ravenna
Description
General view of the dome mosaic in the Battistero Neoniano (Orthodox Baptistery), dating from 451-75. Laid out like a great wheel, it centers on Christ's baptism by John the Baptist in the River Jordan. This is surrounded by an inner ring of the Twelve Apostles, labeled with their names, and an outer ring with symbolic scenes of thrones, trees and altars.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
File Size
10.16 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
44.415624° N, 12.197324° E
Date Digitized
May 10, 2008
Date Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes