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Ravenna, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Mosaico absidale e arco trionfale

Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe, wall mosaic decoration of the apse. It is divided into two parts: in the upper one there is a large clipeus framing a starry sky with a jewelled cross and the face of Christ, above it appears the Hand of God and on the sides are depicted Moses and Elijah.
The three lambs depicted under the two prophets symbolize the saints Peter, James and John, alluding to t…