Turkey: Ancient Cultures of Eastern Anatolia - paulsmit
'Crucifixion scene on Akdamar Island.'

	A man in a short tunic is offering the crucified Christ vinegar to drink from a sponge on a stick while in the centre of the picture  one of the thiefs is hanging gloomily on his cross. The angel on the right is announcing the resurrection of Christ. Fresco in the interior of the 10th century Armenian Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar, a small island in Lake Van. Photo Mick Palarczyk.