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Santa Maria Maggiore: Triumphal Arch Mosaic (c. 435): Herod and the Magi

Triumphal Arch Mosaic (c. 435): Herod and the Magi

King Herod receives the Magi. Detail of mosaic on the right side of the triumphal arch, created under Pope Sixtus III (432-40). Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy.