Mithras Slaying the Sacred Bull: limestone, c. 150-200 A.D.
The Consecration of the Tabernacle and its Priests:
Assembly Hall of the Synagogue at Dura Europos, Syria, 245-56 A.D.
Painted Ceiling: Catacomb of Saints Pietro and Marcellino, Rome, 4th century A.D.
Interior of Old St. Peter's Basilica, Rome: Drawing by Jacopo Grimaldi, 1619
San Lorenzo Maggiore, Milan: c. 388-91 A.D.
S. Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna: 533-49 A.D.
Good Shepherd: mosaic, 425-450. Mausoleum of Galla Placida, Ravenna
Mausoleum of Galla Placida, Ravenna
The Parting of Lot and Abraham: c. 432-40 A.D. Sta. Maria Maggiore, Rome
The Court of Martyrs: Saints Martin, Clement, Sixtus II and Lawrence
Mosaic in S. Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna
The Vatican Virgil,
early 5th century A.D.
Jacob Restling with an Angel:
The Vienna Genesis,
early 6th century, A.D.
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus: 359 A.D., marble
Priestess of Bacchus:
Leaf of a diptych, 390-400 A.D., ivory
The Archangel Michael:
Leaf of a diptych. Early 6th century A.D., ivory
Portrait of Eutropios:
c. 450 A.D., marble
San Vitale: 526-47 A.D., Ravenna
Emperor Justinian and His Attendants: c.547 A.D. mosaic, San Vitale
Empress Theodora and Her Attendants: c.547 A.D. mosaic, San Vitale
Hagia Sophia: "Holy Wisdom": Istanbul, Turkey, 352-347 A.D.
Architects: Anthemius of Tralles and Isodorus of Miletus
Throne of Maximianus:
c. 547, ivory over wood
Justinian as Conqueror:
c. 525-550 A.D., ivory
Virgin and Child between
Saints and Angels
Late 6th century A.D., encaustic on panel
Churches of the Monastery of Hosios Loukas, Greece: Early 11th century
St. Marks, Venice, Italy: Begun in 1063
Cathedral of St. Basil: Moscow, 1554-60
Virgin and Child Enthroned:
c. 843-67 Hagia Sophia, Istanbul
David Composing the Psalms: from the Paris Psalter, 900 A.D
Monastery Church: Daphne, Greece 11th century
The Crucifixion: 11th century mosaic, Monastery Church, Daphne, Greece
Monastery Church, Daphne, Greece.
Monastery of St. Pantelimon, Nerezi, Macedonia: Lamentation c. 1164, fresco
Cathedral of Monreale, Italy: Creation scene, c. 1183, mosaic
The Harborville Triptych: Late 10th century, ivory
Veroli Casket: The Sacrifice of Iphigenia, detail of ivory casket, 10th century
Late 13th century, tempera on panel
(Late Byzantine, hodegetria)
Elizabeth at the Well:
Elizabeth at the Well:
Mosaic, 1300. Church of the Savior in the Chora Monastery, Istanbul