SEG 45 (1995): 1963
CIIP IV.1 (2018): 3167 (phs.)
Painted at the foot of the Ascension scene in the apsis of the cave-church.
White painting on the blue background, split into three parts. The first part is written in two lines to the left-hand side of an angel beneath the wing and arm; the second part on the right side of the angel beneath his wing and arm; the third part below, beneath the puff of the angel’s garment.
☩ Ἄρατε πύλας
οἱ ἄρχοντες ὑμῶν,
κ(αὶ) ἐπάρθ[ητε], πύλαι
Lift up your gates, oh princes, and be lifted up, oh everlasting doors. (Ps. 23 :7/9)
Painted Psalm quotation in three parts, at the foot of the Ascension scene in the apsis of the cave-church.