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Istanbul Haghia Sophia december 2012 5887.jpg
09-Dec-2012 Dick Osseman

Istanbul Haghia Sophia december 2012 5887.jpg

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Basil II let artists paint on each of the four pendentives a giant six-winged Cherub. The Ottomans covered their face with a golden halo, but in 2009 one of them was restored to the original state.

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