Turkey: Ancient Cultures of Eastern Anatolia - paulsmit
'Figure of Christ on Akdamar Island.'

	The enthroned figure of Christ is holding a book of Gospels in his left hand while his right hand is raised in blessing. Relief adorning the southern facade of the 10th century Armenian Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar, a small island in Lake Van. Photo Mick Palarczyk.