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Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, Giustiniano e il suo seguito

Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, mosaic decoration: Emperor Justinian and his retinue. East Roman Emperor Justinian I is clad in purple tyrian with a golden halo. He is holding a golden paten, standing next to bishop Maximinian, Giuliano Argentario, deacons, dignitaries and imperial guards.