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#2869: Triumphal Arch Mosaic: Sheep

Photo 2869: Triumphal Arch Mosaic: Sheep - Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna

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Photo ID
2869
Credit
Title
Triumphal Arch Mosaic: Sheep
Caption
The mosaics on the upper part of the triumphal arch (or choir arch) date from the 9th century. The lower part shows the holy cities of Bethlehem and Jerusalem, from which twelve sheep representing the Twelve Apostles emerge and ascend the hill toward Christ.
Geotag
44.380297° N, 12.233030° E
Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
1600