August 20, 2002

Coins - Basilica Cistern

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Coins in the water of Justinian's Basilica Cistern. You can't hear the water dripping, or the murmur of voices, but can you see the fish?

I like the way the coins echo Byzantine mosaics elsewhere in Istanbul.

Posted by EGP at August 20, 2002 11:47 AM