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Sant'Apollinare Nuovo: Three Magi Detail: Melchior

Three Magi Detail: Melchior

Detail of nave mosaic in Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, depicting the Three Magi in leopard-print leggings. Their traditional names are given above: Balthazar, Melchior and Caspar. The mosaic is Byzantine (c.560), but has been heavily restored.