Period: Early Byzantine
Identifying Aspects: Flat bodies with 3D faces, somewhat individualized, reverse perspective, bright colors, modeling, realistic
Patron: Bishop Ecclesius
Name/Date: Empress Theodora - 600CE
Location: Ravenna, Italy
Function: Used as propaganda
Context: She is clothed in very lavish articles and is wearing pearls, she is holding a chalice most likely to show the blood of Christ.