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A fresco depicting David the Builder was found in a Georgian cathedral

2010-08-20 15:12

In Alaverdi cathedral of 11th century a fresco, supposedly depicting David Agmashenebli, was found.


According to Nika Vacheishvili, the head of the Agency for Protection of Cultural Heritage, the fresco was found in the northern part of the monastery. The image dates back to 11th century.

According to Vacheishvili, in case it is proven the person depicted on the fresco is really David Agmashenebly, it will be only the second or third his portrayal on a fresco in Georgian art.

The finding is now examined by specialists.

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