Enrollment for taxation. Mary and Joseph presenting themselves for taxation. The governor sits on the left. (Click the picture to enlarge it).
Pious tradition says that the Annunciation was at a well and that is shown here in the Chora Church.
You may wish to follow the path of Advent accompanied by Bishop Robert Barron.
The Church of the Holy Savior in Chora is now a museum in the Fatih district of Istanbul. It is rich in mosaics.
This mosaic is over the doorway of the inner narthex. The Greek inscription reads: Jesus Christ, the Land of the Living. Jesus holds the scripture in his left hand and blesses us with his right hand.