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Ravenna, Basilica di San Vitale, lunetta con episodi della vita di Abramo

Basilica of San Vitale, presbytery, north wall, lunette, mosaic decoration: representations of two episodes of Story of Abraham (Genesis). Lunette, left side: Abraham and the Three Angels. Sarah stands inside the shed, while Abraham offers a veal dish to the angels. Three cross breads are depicted on the table. Lunette, right side: Sacrifice of Isaac. Abraham, clad in sacerdotal clothes, holds a k…