The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Mausoleum of Galla Placidia]

Object Details

Title:

[Mausoleum of Galla Placidia]

Artist/Maker:

Unknown maker, Italian

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Ravenna, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about 1870–1890

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.1449.15

Dimensions:

23.5 × 18.3 cm (9 1/4 × 7 3/16 in.)

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Object Description

Interior of a mausoleum, decorated with mosaics on the walls and ceilings. There are three arched niches, each with a sarcophagus. The lunettes feature mosaics depicting religious figures and scenes.