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Ura Kidane Mehret
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Ura Kidane Mehret ( "Mercy of Mary" ) is an Orthodox church off on Lake Tana in Ethiopia. The interior circular church here dates from the 16th century. The murals were painted 100 - 250 years ago.

Copyright: Edward Oest
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