Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Exodus
The Exodus: Pharoah's army drowns in the Red Sea as the Israelites escape on dry land (left). On the right, Pharaoh's army pours out of a walled city. Detail of mosaic in the nave, set up by Pope Sixtus III (432-40). Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy.