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

ca. A.D. 526

Mosaic: limestone tesserae

approximate: 406.4 x 792.48 cm (160 x 312 in.)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1929.418
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Period: 
Early Christian
Classification: 
Mosaic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa, present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Iain Browning, Jerash and the Decapolis (London: Chatto and Windus, 1982), 209–211.

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.

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