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Mosaics of Saint Peter's Byzantine Church (Capernaum)

The central octagon had a mosaic floor with a strip of flowers, schools of fish with small flowers and a circle with a peacock in the center. The floor of the outer octagon had mosaics of plants and animals and the floor of the portico had mosaics that were geometric, with four rows of contiguous circles and small crosses.

circa 100 CE

Mosaic lacerto. The Byzantine octagonal church was paved with a refined refined mosaics like this one with peacock (reconstruction) symbolizing the resurrection in the remains of the fourth and fifth century church of Saint Peter in Capernaum.

circa 100 CE

circa 100 CE