Sunday, January 02, 2011

Uzumlu kilise

 Bunches of grapes.

 This looked like the crucifixon of a fully clothed Jesus Christ, unusual for this area. A fully clothed Jesus on the cross is a Syrian idea.

Both figurative frescoes and iconoclastic patterns in one church is unusual. The yellow color is also not common. Sometimes figurative frescoes are added after the iconoclastic period. A lot of churches are carved at one time with their frescoes painted at a later date.

1 comment:

Welshcakes Limoncello said...

Fascinating pictures. Happy New Year to you.