Emperor IX. Konstantinos Monomakhos (1042-1055) and Empress Zoe are set in the mosaic board. The composition over Emperor’s head says “Romans’ Religious Emperor, Servant of God’s Jesus Konstantinos Monomakhos”. The composition over Empress’ head says “Faithfully Religious Agusta Zoe”. On the two sides of Pantocrator Jesus, ruler of the world, there are the initials of Jesus Christ IC and XC monograms. This mosaic board symbolizes the gifts made by the sovereign’s family for the rebuilding efforts of Hagia Sophia.
Mosaic board goes back to eleventh century.