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Emperor Justinian and Members of His Court

Date:
early 20th century (original dated 6th century)
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Glass and stone Tesserae
Dimensions:
Overall: 104 x 144 x 5 in. (264.2 x 365.8 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Reproductions-Mosaics
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.100.1a-e
Not on view
Ravenna Mosaic Co., St. Louis (sold 1925)
Weitzmann, Kurt, ed. Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1979. no. 65, pp. 77-78.



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