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#9607: Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Moses and the Ark

Photo 9607: Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Moses and the Ark - Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

Photo Details

Photo ID
9607
Date
2010-11-11
Location
Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome
Description
Scenes from Deuteronomy. Top left: Moses gives the Law to the Israelites. Top right: Moses dies on a mountain. Bottom: Four Levites carry the Ark of the Covenant, as priests look on. Detail of mosaic in the nave, set up by Pope Sixtus III (432-40). Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy.
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Resolution
4000 x 3991 px
File Size
11.08 MB
ISO
200
Geotag
41.897574° N, 12.498464° E
Date Uploaded
February 9, 2012
Credit
Holly Hayes