Kariye Museum (Turkey). 'Tucked away in the shadow of Theodosius II’s monumental land walls, Kariye Museum (Chora Church) is adorned with mosaics and frescoes that were created in the 14th century and illustrate the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary. These are among the world’s best examples of Byzantine art, rivalled only by mosaics adorning churches in Ravenna, Italy.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey/istanbul/sights/museum/kariye-museum-chora
CABEZA DE MEDUSA, Cisterna Basílica, Estambul, Turquía.. La tradición dice que los bloques están orientados hacia los lados y boca abajo con el fin de anular los poderes de la mirada de la gorgona que deja petrificado a quien osa mirarla.
Door from Constantinople's Church of Divine Wisdom "Hagia Sophia". It used to be the central and largest cathedral of Christendom. Then Muslim Turks invaded, ripped out all Christian symbolism and tried to pass it off as a mosque. Today it's a Turkish "Museum", which is an excuse to continue preventing its functioning as a church.