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Illuminated Gospel.Ethiopia, Amhara region,late 14th–early 15th century.This illuminated manuscript of the Four Gospels was created at a monastic center in northern Ethiopia. Twenty full-page paintings depict scenes from the life of Christ and four portraits of the evangelists introduce the respective Gospel texts. Both this text and its pictorial format draw upon Byzantine prototypes, which were transformed into a local idiom of expression.

Mosaic depicting doves drinking from a bowl, probably after an original mosaic by Sosus of Pergamon Roman 1st century CE Pompeiii