Pavlovsk Palace
Pavlovsk Palace & Park
a book by Anatoli Michailovich Kuchumov
website design by Bob Atchison

Seraphim Mosaic in Hagia Sophia

This page from the Hagia Sophia website is about the famous 15th century image of angel on the left side of the apse whose face was recently uncovered

Discovery History Conservation - Hagia Sophia Mosaics

It really is a miracle that this mosaic survived the abuse of centuries.  Here you can learn how the Byzantine Institute of America found the mosaics, uncovered and restored them for us to see today.