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Title: Holy Bishopric of Morphou: The carved wooden sanctuary screen, Church of Our Lady of Asinou
Start date: 1500
End date: 1599
Historical Period: Post-Byzantine

The post-Byzantine carved wooden sanctuary screen, which dates from the sixteenth century, is preserved in the church. The painting of the carved wooden sanctuary door is of exceptional quality and dates from the same period. The first depicts St John the Baptist and is an afine example of Comnenan painting.

Place: Panagía Forviótissa, Cyprus  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: wood (plant material)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: OUC Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation  
Physical type: iconostases
Material and technique: carving (processes)
Data provider: Open University of Cyprus  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Holy Bishopric of Morphou  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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