MEDALLION CHAPEL

MEDALLION CHAPEL DATE     MEDALLION CHAPEL CAPPADOCIA
Facing the Church with Apple, this chapel has not yet received an official name.

The ceiling of its vestibule is flat and the earthen floor had once held the remains of prominent church elders and their families.

Near the entrance of the nave is a large cauldron, hewn from the tufa floor, the inner surface of which is plastered. The vestibule and the nave are primitively hewn. The altar is devoid of ornaments. Otherwise the decoration is similar to those in Firkatan.

Three medallions are visible on the ceiling, two of which are inscribed, and the left wall displays the Greek alphabet.

After the iconoclasm, a fresco was added on the right side of the altar. Probably at the same time the apse was decorated with the portrait of an apostle.

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