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New Church of Tokalı (Buckle Church), Church 7, Göreme
(1949 – )
63 x 81 in. (160.02 x 205.74 cm)
Middle East, Turkey
Medium and Support:
Gift of Ahmet Ertug, 2021.
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In the top register are the Journey to Bethlehem (left) and the Dream of Joseph (right). Images of saints decorate the blind arches below. The Frieze above the arcade contains scenes from the life of Christ – Baptism, Temptation, Calling of the First Disciples, and the Marriage at Cana. Images of the Nativity (left) and the Annunciation (right) are painted on the vaulted ceiling of the nave.