Byzantine mosaic of the Virgin and Child 867AD Church of the Holy Wisdom ( Hagia Sophia Ayasofya ) Istanbul Turkey

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Byzantine mosaic of the Virgin and Child was the first of the post-iconoclastic mosaics inaugurated on 29 March 867 by Patriarch Photius and the emperors Michael III and Basil I. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Hagia, Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey