Restoring Ancient Mosaics in St. Mark's Basilica

April 23 2021

Image of Restoring Ancient Mosaics in St. Mark's Basilica

Picture: La Repubblica

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

La Repubblica have released images of the ongoing process of restoring 12th - 13th century mosaics in St. Mark's Basilica in Venice. The ancient floors of this iconic church are constantly under threat of flooding and were badly damaged by water in November 2019. In the picture above conservators can be seen restoring a peacock featured in the decorative schemes, a process which looks rather messy and complicated indeed!

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