The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Lecture - The mural paintings of the maqdas and qene mahlet at Ura Kidane Mehrat, Zeghie Peninsula, Lake Tana
Wednesday 5th February 2014
7:00pm, Room G50 (Main Building) SOAS, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG - Public lecture (all welcome)
The extensive 19th/20th century maqdas scheme will be seen as "stitched" images of the four walls and discussed in terms of the Christian redemption story from the Fall to the Last Judgement, with associated themes of the Old Testament from the maqdas and of Mary's story from the qene mahlet.