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Santa Maria Maggiore: Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Battle with the Amelkites

Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Battle with the Amelkites

Battle of the Amelkites (left) and Israelites (right), with Moses standing on a hill behind (Exodus 17:10-13). Detail of mosaic in the nave, set up by Pope Sixtus III (432-40). Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy.