The Presentation in the Temple

5th century
Mosaic
Triumphal arch, Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

Three angels in togas attend as Mary (in the gold-colored garments) prepares to hand the Christ Child to Simeon, the man on the right who is bowing down and has a cloth on his hands. In the center are St. Joseph and Anna.

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Photographed at the basilica by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.