Mosaic Floor from south aisle of church of Bishop Paul, i.e. Procopius Church Artist: Unknown

Medium

Mosaic: limestone tesserae

Dimensions

approximate: 160 × 312 in. (406.4 × 792.48 cm)

Credit Line

The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa

Accession Number

1929.418

Culture
Period

Early Christian

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa (Church of Bishop Paul [Procopius Church], south aisle, east end), present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 223, 239, no. 4, pl. 4, fig. 15.2
  • Iain Browning, Jerash and the Decapolis (London: Chatto and Windus, 1982), 209–211
  • Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Gerasa: City of the Decapolis, ed. Carl H. Kraeling (New Haven, Conn.: American Schools of Oriental Research, 1938), 339–40, pl.83a-b
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Object/Work type

floors, tesserae (mosaic components)

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