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the Basilica of St. Mark: Facade Mosaic: Translation of St. Mark's Relics

Facade Mosaic: Translation of St. Mark's Relics

Mosaic depicting the translation of St. Mark's relics into St. Mark's Basilica, 13th century. This is the only mosaic to survive from this period and the oldest on the facade. Note the depiction of the basilica as it appeared in the 13th century. Left portal, west facade, Basilica di San Marco, Venice, Italy.