8/9 Saints Fresco, Abune Yemata Guh, Tigray, Ethiopia, October 2007

8/9 Saints Fresco, Abune Yemata Guh, Tigray, Ethiopia, October 2007

Tradition has it that nine saints, missionaries from Syria, introduced Christianity to the then-Axumite kingdom in what is now Northern Ethiopia. This ceiling fresco depicts eight of them.



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