The apse mosaic of the Transfiguration scene from St. Catherine monastery in Sinai.
figureposted on 2017-09-26, 17:32 authored by Ravit Linn, Yotam Tepper, Guy Bar-Oz
This very well preserved composition of the Transfiguration, shows all its motives. Note the rays of light that emerge from Christ to the other figures. Reprinted from: George H. Forsyth and Kurt Weitzmann, The Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai: The Church and Fortress of Justinian; plate CIII. Under a CC BY license, with permission from: The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1973.