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St Mark's mosaic restoration completed

For five years, restorers worked on the Mosaics on the dome of the narthex, the entrance to St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice’s most famous monument. The mosaics, the most ancient of the basilica, were at risk of detaching from their wall support and were therefore consolidated, then cleaned. Anastasis (The Harrowing of Hell) mosaic, c. 1180-1200, Middle Byzantine, Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice [Credit: Steven Zucker/Flickr]Made over a long...

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