A motif from the Macedonian cultural heritage, made of metal, in the technique of applied mosaic. On a specially made metal plate, the motif is described in Macedonian and English. The motif and metal plate are mounted on a velvet base placed in a glazed wooden frame. The product is packed in a suitable packaging box.
Mozaic from Basilica Extra Muros, Stobi, 5-6th century, Macedonia
1.220 ден – 4.360 ден
Description of Motive
Mozaic from Basilica Extra Muros, Stobi, 5-6th century, Macedonia.
The Extra Muros Basilica is located 120 meters south of the city ramparts, hence its name “Basilica Outside the Walls”. It is the second largest among the basilicas in Stobi. It is a rectangular, three-nave church built from the 5th to the 6th century. The floor in the central nave is covered with a mosaic divided into rectangular fields. Various representations of early Christian motifs are found in the fields.
Stobi was built in the 7th century BC. and was located on the main road connecting the Danube and the Aegean Sea. The city was located at the confluence of Black River (Erigon) in Vardar (Axios), which turned it into a strategically important center for trade and warfare. During the Roman rule Stobi was the capital of the Roman province of Macedonia Saltaris. Confirmation of their economic and political importance is also the fact that the city had its own mint for making coins.
Throughout its history, Stobi was destroyed and rebuilt several times, but over time it lost its importance and economic power. The last inhabitants left the city in 1014.
Denseka in Stobi can be seen a second-century amphitheater, an episcopal basilica, a cruciform baptistery, a canvas workshop, numerous paths and walls decorated with mosaics, villas, baths and more. Stobi is one of the largest archaeological sites in Macedonia.
About the Product
Appropriate gift for a weddings, birthdays, jubilee, celebration, name day, moving into a new home …
Димензија-1 / 13х16см., Димензија-2 / 17х21см., Димензија-3 / 20х24см., Димензија-4 / 25х32см., Димензија-5 / 30х37см.