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Title: 818 - Teodorico. Probabile ritratto di T. Ravenna, S. Apollinare Nuovo (fot. Ist. Arch. Germanico)
Start date: 400
End date: 599
Historical Period: Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period

Portrait of a sovereign. Fragment of mosaic wall decoration. According to F. W. Deichmann, in its origin, this was the portrait of King Theodeoricus, later transformed in a representation of Emperor Justinian. For I. Baldini it was the portrait of Justinian and was part of a greater historical representation of the Emperor defeating a barbarian.

Place: Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Italy  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: pâte de verre (glass)
marble (rock)
stone (worked rock)
gold (metal)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: UNIBO Collection  
Physical type: busts (general, figures)
mosaics (visual works)
Material and technique: mosaic (process)
Data provider: University of Bologna  
License: All rights reserved
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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