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Pictures of Armenian Cathedral church - Akdamar Turkey





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Pictures of the Armenian Apostolic Cathedral Church of the Holy Cross, Akdamar Island in Lake Van Turkey. Our photos show images of the extensive array of Armenian bas-relief carving of mostly biblical scenes that adorn its external walls. These pictures show the great skill of medieval Armenian artists.

The Armenian Cathedral Church of the Holy Cross was built of pink volcanic tufa[citation needed] by the architect-monk Manuel during the years 915-921, with an interior measuring...
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