Basilica of Saint Apollinaire in Classe, wall mosaic decoration, triumphal arch, first zone: Christ and the evangelists representation. In the middle Christ is depicted in a golden clypeus, the four evangelist symbols are depicted winged, crowned in golden halos and holding the gospel.

(Polo Museale Emilia Romagna)
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Subject Termsthe four symbols of the evangelists, 'the apocalyptic beasts', Byzantine art, Archaeology, Byzantine (culture and style), mosaic (process), pâte de verre (glass), 'portraits' of Christ, gold (metal), Au, wall coverings, wall covering
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna