Medieval Church Paintings in Northern Sudan

A large group of paintings dating back to the ninth century have been discovered by archaeologists inside the ancient Church of Raphael in Northern Sudan.

CHR Comment: Archaeologists from the University of Warsaw have uncovered a set of paintings in the Church of Raphael. The paintings depict historical persons from the ninth century to the fourteenth century, as well as archangels and angels. The images also depict relations between Makuria and Dongola, kingdoms in the region.

Source: North Sudan: Archaeologists discover ‘unique’ ancient church paintings | Christian News on Christian Today


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