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Picture & image of Vardzia medieval relief carved architectural panels from the cave city and monastery of Vardzia, Erusheti Mountain, southern Georgia (country)

Inhabited from the 5th century BC, the first identifiable phase of building took place at Vardzia in the reign of Giorgi III (1156-1184) to be continued by his successor, Queen Tamar 1186, when the Church of the Dormition was carved out of the rock and decorated with frescoes
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Picture & image of Vardzia medieval relief carved architectural panels from the cave city and monastery of Vardzia, Erusheti Mountain, southern Georgia (country)<br />
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Inhabited from the 5th century BC, the first identifiable phase of building took place at  Vardzia in the reign of Giorgi III (1156-1184) to be continued by his successor, Queen Tamar 1186, when the Church of the Dormition was carved out of the rock and decorated with frescoes