Date this: The Three Magi, Byzantine mosaic

The biblical Magi, also referred to as the Three Wise Men or Three Kings, were – in the Gospel of Matthew and Christian tradition – distinguished foreigners who visited Jesus after his birth, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. They are regular figures in traditional accounts of the nativity celebrations of Christmas and are an important part of Christian tradition.
  • Matthew is the only one of the four canonical gospels to mention the Magi. Matthew reports that they came "from the east" to worship the "king of the Jews". The gospel never mentions the number of Magi, but most western Christian denominations have traditionally assumed them to have been three in number, based on the statement that they brought three gifts. In Eastern Christianity, especially the Syriac churches, the Magi often number twelve. Their identification as kings in later Christian writings is probably linked to Psalm 72:11, "May all kings fall down before him."
  • Biblical Magi - Wikipedia
Below is the mosaic of the Three Magi dated to c. 565. It is one of the earliest, if not he the earliest depictions of the Three Wise Men out there.
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While this mosaic is officially dated to circa 565, I would like to hear your opinions on what you think the date could be, or should be. For reference we could use these two articles here:


KD: It looks like we could have similar style art dated tremendously different from one another. It could be that we are talking 15-17th centuries for all of them. And it just could be that we are talking about Scythia here.
 

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