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Title: Ravenna, Basilica di San Giovanni Evangelista, Funerale della volpe
Start date: 1213
End date: 1213
Historical Period: Western Middle Ages

Fragment of the floor mosaic commissioned by Abbot Guglielmo in 1213 depicting two roosters carrying a fox pretending to be dead. The episode was recognized as taken from the medieval fables collection “Roman de Renart”.

Place: S. Giovanni Evangelista Church, Italy  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: stone (worked rock)
pâte de verre (glass)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: Biblioteca Classense Corrado Ricci Archive  
Physical type: mosaics (visual works)
Material and technique: mosaic (process)
Data provider: Museum of Ravenna  
License: All rights reserved
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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