Deesis Scene in Chora Museum

Illustration

Rome and Byzantium
by Hagia Sophia Research Team
published on 29 January 2018

Deesis Scene in Chora Museum, Period: Late Byzantine; circa: 14th century CE. Istanbul, Turkey.
Seated in the center of a multi-layered mandorla, Christ is surrounded by Mary, John the Baptist, 12 disciples, martyrs prophets. Mary and John the Baptist are praying for the salvation of the humanity.

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