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Virgin (Theotokos) and Child between Saints Theodore and George

Icon with the Virgin and Child, Saints, Angels, and the Hand of God, 6th century (Early Byzantine), encaustic on panel, 68.5 x 49.5 cm (The Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sinai, Egypt) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker Produced with support from the Byzantine Studies Association of North America, Inc. and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art & Culture. Created by Smarthistory.

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