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inside the church of Ayazin
Turkey

This Byzantine cave church had been cut into the tuff stone, like many churches in Cappadocia. The columns inside have been taken out and the walls are black from many open fires inside. I can imagine that a careful restauration would discouver some coloured wallpaintings under the black surface.

Copyright: Heiner Straesser Der Panoramafotograf.Com
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Resolution: 14872x7436
Taken: 13/08/2010
Uploaded: 06/12/2010
Updated: 29/05/2014
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Tags: phrygia; anatolia; turkey; history; archaeology; stone carving; culture; rock church; cave church
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