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Triumphal Arch Mosaic: Right Side

Right side of the triumphal arch in front of the apse, decorated with 5th-century mosaics. The subjects include the Presentation in the Temple; the Flight into Egypt, in which the pagan ruler Aphrodisius immediately recognizes Christ's divinity; Herod visited by the Magi; the city of Bethlehem.

Photo © Holly Hayes.