Capital with Monograms of Justinian I and Theodora

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 27 May 2018

This is a basket-shaped marble capital bearing monograms of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I (reigned 527-565 CE) and Empress Theodora (tenure, 527-548 CE). 6th century CE. From Bakırköy, Istanbul, in modern-day Turkey. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turley).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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