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Narthex Mosaic: The Dreams of Pharaoh's Cupbearer and Baker

While in prison, Pharaoh's cupbearer dreams of a vine with three branches, while his baker dreams of three baskets of bread on his head. The next morning, Joseph interprets their dreams (Genesis 40:9-16). Detail of mosaics depicting scenes from the life of Joseph on a cupola in the north narthex, 13th century. Basilica di San Marco, Venice, Italy.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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