Arian Baptistery, wall mosaic decoration: cupola. The central area shows the Baptism of Christ in the river Jordan. On the external circular band the procession of the Apostles is depicted, led in separate directions, meeting at the empty throne (Etimasia).

(Polo Museale Emilia Romagna)
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Subject TermsByzantine art, Archaeology, 'Etimasia', empty throne with the book of life, prepared for Christ, Byzantine (culture and style), mosaic (process), pâte de verre (glass), baptism of Christ in the river Jordan: John the Baptist pouring out water on Christ's head: the Holy Ghost descends, gold (metal), Au, wall coverings, wall covering, the twelve apostles ~ other themes - II - the apostles with Matthias instead of Judas Iscariot
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna