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Interior, Group 2 - Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood
St. Petersburg, Russia
Heaven: Dove (Holy Spirit)
Mary, Queen of Heaven flanked by Apostles
Central nave includes Christ Pantocrator designed by Nikolai Kharlamov.
Christ is surrounded by a mandorla
Right hand raised in a blessing gesture
Six-winged seraph angel
Center: Cherub angel
Icon of the Mother of God
Pillar mosaic: God the Father, Holy Spirit in the form of a dove, and the Virgin Mary an Annunciation scene without the Archangel Gabriel
God the Father and the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove are not visible in this photo because of a lighting problem, but see photos below.
God the Father wih blessing hand gestures
Holy Spirit in the form of a dove
The Virgin Mary
Note upper left: part of the pillar illustrated above.
Resurection of Christ mosaic icon