Judith and the Dragon: A Jesuit architectural relief from Gorgora Iyäsus church, 1626–1632

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Fernández, Víctor M.; De Torres, Jorge; Martinez D'Alòs-Moner, Andreu; Cañete, Carlos; Bausi, Alessandro; Belay, Gashaw;
(2016)

In the 2014 excavations at the Jesuit church of Gorgora Iyäsus on the northern shore of Lake Ṭana a remarkable relief in stone was unearthed. The relief was originally part of the church’s façade. It represents the biblical heroine Judith over a dragon and it contains t... View more