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King Moses George of Makuria

King Moses George of Makuria

Wall painting from Faras (12th century). The inscription identifies the individual as Moses George (Mouses Georgios), who probably ruled the unified kingdoms of Makuria and Alodia from circa 1155-1191. For mor... More

Magi, Faras - Fresco, public domain photogrpaph

Magi, Faras - Fresco, public domain photogrpaph

Magi from a nativity scene in Faras, Nubia. Note the elaborate horse harness.

Makurian princess (12th century)

Makurian princess (12th century)

Painting from Faras, Nubia, depicting a female member of the royal Makurian family, perhaps a princess. She is protected by Virgin Mary and the Christ Child. Dated to the 12th century. Michalowski: "Faras. Die... More

Nativity of Jesus Christ from Faras Cathedral

Nativity of Jesus Christ from Faras Cathedral

"The Nativity of Jesus Christ" an 11th C painting from the Faras Cathedral, kept in the Sudan National Museum, Khartoum

Sudan Farras fresco of cathedral 22dez2005

Sudan Farras fresco of cathedral 22dez2005

Deutsch: Fresko in der Kathedrale in Faras, Sudan, das die Geburt Jesu zeigt English: fresco in the cathedral in Faras, Sudan, showing the birth of Jesus - NB, image is reversed from the original