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Contributors: Guglielmo  
Title: Ravenna, Basilica di San Giovanni Evangelista, Corteo funebre di animali
Start date: 1213
End date: 1213
Historical Period: Western Middle Ages

Ravenna, Basilica of San Giovanni Evangelista: floor mosaic fragment depicting a scene of animal funeral procession at the fox funeral. A small dove is holding an olive branch and a goose is holding a thurible. The representation of animal funeral procession, as part of the fox funeral depiction, has been interpreted as episode of the medieval fables collection “Roman de Renart”.

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

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