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    Good Shepherd, mosaic in the lunette over west entrance, Oratory of Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy, 425-426

    located in the Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Ravenna, Italy - picture 25

    Mosaic of Jesus the Good Shepherd - Ravenna, 5th century

    Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna by sdhaddow, via Flickr

    Medieval Byzantine mosaic 14th, seraph from the spandrels of the atrium, Church S.Marco, Basilica, Venice, Italy

    I love this icon of Christ and St. Peter.

    Mosaico del Buen Pastor | Mausoleo de Gala Placidia en Ravenna | Arte paleocristiano (s. V)

    mosaic horse

    Love this! Jesus getting baptized and being humble

    Mosaic of Christ commissioned by Archbishop Maximian (546/556 AD), Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna

    St. Agnes Early Christian Mosaics from the Fourth to the Seventh Centuries: Rome, Naples, Milan, Ravenna. Fourteen Plates in Color. Translated from the German, 1946. Jewelled belt, wrapped over dress, decorated underdress and fabric belt. Wonderfully complex hair style. I love it.


    Empress Zoe mosaics, in the Hagia Sophia, in Istanbul, Turkey. - picture 11

    mosaics :)

    Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, the image of Christ Pantocrator - picture 17

    Detail of a mosaic in San Lorenzo fuori le mura in Rome of Christ the Good Shepherd, combined with an image of the Sacred Heart.

    1 of 8: The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is a highly important Byzantine mausoleum in Ravenna, Italy. “It is the earliest and best preserved of all mosaic monuments, and at the same time one of the most artistically perfect”.

    What is Early Christian Art? Typical symbols, objects, and sites in the Early Christian period.

    Transfiguration, apse mosaic in the church of the Monastery of Saint Catherine, Mt. Sinai, Egypt, c. 530-65