Santa Maria Text -s

May 2, 2005
Pictures were taken by Gertrude Meyer

Photo by Gertrude Meyer


Photo by Gertrude Meyer

Gilded Ceilings

Photo by Pat Tyler


Photo by Gertrude Meyer

Mosaic Floor of the Nave.

This church is largely a 12th century building, remarkable for its mosaics. Despite some
18th century Baroque additions, Santa Maria has retained its medieval character.

Photo by Gertrude Meyer

The Apse

The 12th century mosaic of the apse, partially pictured below, shows the Coronation of the Virgin. She sits on Christ's right hand, surrounded by saints.

Photo by Gertrude Meyer

The Mosaic of the Apse

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