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Architectural setting
Architectural setting

Author(s): Stefan Jakobielski
Subject(s): Archaeology, Ancient World
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Faras; Pachoras; cathedrals of Aetios, Paulos and Petros; Nubia; Kazimierz Michałowski; PCMA
Summary/Abstract: The publication documents the relics of the wall paintings from the Early Christian cathedral discovered in Faras by the team of Polish archeologists led by Prof. Kazimierz Michałowski in 1961–1964 in connection with building the Aswan Dam. For each painting, metric data, location and state of preservation are provided. The catalogue is richly illustrated with the photographs of paintings before they were taken off the walls and after conservation, and a table of all the ornaments and patterns depicted in the paintings as well as concordance tables and index.

  • Page Range: 23-26
  • Page Count: 4
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: English