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Chiesa e casale rupestre dei SS. Andrea e Procopio

 

The settlement made up of a group of caves whose one was a worship place, is placed within L’Assunta rift. The church-cave, “isolated” from the rest of the settlement, has got a triforium entrance with a Latin dedicatory inscription and a remarkable group of frescoes on the inside such as : S. Giorgio, pieces of S. Antonio Abate; SS. Cosma and Damiano, S. Eligio, Deesis, S. Leonardo, Virgin Enthroned, SS. Pietro e Paolo, pieces of Holy Queen representation and a scene from Annunciation. A stone transect and a double apse divide the church into naos and bema.

 
 

ss andrea e procopio esterno

ss andrea e procopio interno

 
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