Artworks comparison

Write an essay comparing the mosaic Christ, San Vitale, Ecclesius, and Angels from the Church of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy (Byzantine art, 540-547) to the Shaka Triad statue from Horyu-ji Temple in Japan (Buddhist art, 623). Discuss the similarities and differences of the two artworks. Make sure to consider the following: subject matter, medium, style, composition, function, and historical context. Your essay should also address the main theme of the comparison.

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