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Tribonian

Overview 

Tribonian (c. 500-547) Byzantine jurist. Head of the commission that codified the laws under Justinian I.

Brenda Putnam
Artist

Marble, 28" dia.
1950
House Chamber
​​U.S. Capitol

Tribonian

The 23 marble relief portraits over the gallery doors of the House Chamber in the U.S. Capitol depict historical figures noted for their work in establishing the principles that underlie American law. They were installed when the chamber was remodeled in 1949-1950.

Last Updated: February 05, 2016