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#7175: Narthex Mosaic: First Dream of Pharaoh

Photo 7175: Narthex Mosaic: First Dream of Pharaoh - Basilica of St. Mark, Venice

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Photo ID
7175
Credit
Title
Narthex Mosaic: First Dream of Pharaoh
Caption
The first dream of Pharaoh: seven lean cows devour seven fat cows (Genesis 41:17-21). Joseph interprets these to mean that seven years of abundance will be followed by seven years of famine. Detail of mosaics depicting scenes from the life of Joseph on a cupola in the north narthex, 13th century. Basilica di San Marco, Venice, Italy.
Geotag
45.434464° N, 12.339570° E
Uploaded
January 19, 2011
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
ISO
2000