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Mosaics

Below is an illustrated index of the 2 Mosaics profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.



  • Armenian Mosaic
    Jerusalem
    This beautiful mosaic with an Armenian inscription dates from the 6th century and was part of a mortuary chapel. The birds symbolize the souls of believers.
  • Dome of the Rock
    Jerusalem
    Built in the 7th century, this beautiful blue-and-gold shrine houses the rock from which the Prophet took his Night Journey into heaven. The rock is also associated with Abraham's near-sacrifice of Isaac.