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Roman Spoils in the Byzantine Basilica

Detail of the north colonnade of the 6th-century basilica, which forms the chancel of the present church. The lower columns support an entablature decorated with Roman spoils, including friezes and door jambs from the 2nd and 3rd centuries. Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura (Saint Lawrence outside the Walls), Rome, Italy.

Photo © Holly Hayes.