Orientalische Reyss

Name of text: Orientalische Reyss
Author of text: Hans Jacob Bruening von Buchenbach
Date of text: 1612
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Fethiye Camii/Pammakaristos Church
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text 11-12 century
Century of structure 1: 11 AD
Century of structure 2: 12 AD
Country in text: Turkey
Region in text:
City in text: Constantinople
Specific place of mosaic in text: In an entrance on the right hand side
Description of mosaic in text: Imperial portraits
Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text?
Tesserae gold mentioned in text?
Colour descriptions in text:
Bibliography: Hans Jacob Bruening von Buchenbach, Orientalische Reyss (Strassburg: Gedruckt bey Johann Carolo, 1612), p.67  

Mango, Cyril and Ernest J. W. Hawkins, ‘Report on Field Work in Istanbul and Cyprus, 1962-1963’, Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 18 (1964), 319-340, see p. 331



Comments: Mosaic still extant in 16th century.
Bruening confirms that they were in mosaic and also gives a good copy of the inscriptions.

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