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Mosaics

Empress Zoe

Located at the upper south gallery on the eastern wall, the mosaic is dating back to 11th century. Jesus Christ is sitting on a throne…
Mosaics

Comnenus

This mosaic is also at the upper south gallery on the east end, near the mosaic of Empress Zoe. It was probably made during the…
Mosaics

Deesis

In Byzantine art, a Deesis is a traditional representation of Virgin Mary and Saint John the Baptist, imploring Christ the salvation of man. This mosaic…
Architecture

Architecture

Justinian’s Hagia Sophia is the one that stands today. It is an architectural intelligence and the first masterpiece in Byzantine architecture. It has been the…
Architecture

Marble Door

It is located at the upper southern gallery. It is probably removed from another Hellenistic building and was brought to Hagia Sophia. The marble door…