The Mosaics of the Eastern Arch of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople: Program and Liturgy

  title={The Mosaics of the Eastern Arch of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople: Program and Liturgy},
  author={Natalia B. Teteriatnikov},
  pages={61 - 84}
The mosaics of the eastern arch of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople were known only from drawings and watercolors until 1989, when two of these images—the Virgin and St. John the Baptist—were uncovered by conservators working for the Istanbul Archaeological Museum. The images confirm the accuracy of the nineteenth-century drawings by the Fossati brothers, who had covered them with plaster. The eastern arch mosaic program was planned during the reigns of the Byzantine patriarch Philotheos Kokkinos… 
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