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Mosaic in the Memorial Church of Moses, Mount Nebo

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Carole Raddato
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published on 09 March 2018
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6th century CE mosaic in the Diakonikon Baptistry of the Memorial Church of Moses in Mount Nebo, Jordan. The mosaic, dating to 530 CE, is a large square divided into two sections. The top section depicts hunting scenes while the lower section depicts pastoral scenes with a touch of the exotic.

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About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2018, March 09). Mosaic in the Memorial Church of Moses, Mount Nebo. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8270/mosaic-in-the-memorial-church-of-moses-mount-nebo/

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Raddato, Carole. "Mosaic in the Memorial Church of Moses, Mount Nebo." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 09, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8270/mosaic-in-the-memorial-church-of-moses-mount-nebo/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Mosaic in the Memorial Church of Moses, Mount Nebo." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Mar 2018. Web. 12 May 2021.