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Contributors: Deligiannakis, Georgios  
Title: Early Christian barrel-vaulted burial chamber with Christian dipinti on the inside wall; Palatia, Saria island, Dodecanese
Start date: 300
End date: 699
Historical Period: Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period

Early Christian barrel-vaulted burial chamber with porch; on the weathered surface of the stucco of the wall opposite to the entrance traces of red-painted dipinti of Christian character: two or three Christian crosses with flaring arms and a christogram. Below the vertical arm of one of these crosses the soteriological letters Alpha and Omega are suspended and further below with large letters the Christian acronym ΧΜΓ (Christon Maria genna = ‘Mary gives birth to Christ’); birds.

Place: Árgos, Greece  
Languages: Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Medium: hydraulic mortar
brick (clay material)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: OUC Georgios Deligiannakis Archive  
Physical type: barrel vaults
frescoes (paintings)
sepulchral monuments
Data provider: Open University of Cyprus  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Open University of Cyprus  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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