The Gridiron Apse: Bookcase for the Gospels

5th century mosaic
Detail from the Gridiron Apse
Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy

The four evangelists' names are written above their gospels.

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More of the Evangelists

Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.