Gallery – The East Church Complex

A detailed view of other panel designs painted onto the wall plaster at the southern end of the apse.
A downward view of the apse showing the surrounding wall plaster and small platform on its approach.
Fragments of recovered wall-plaster still containing a depiction of the crux ansata and a reconstruction drawing of the symbol.
A view of the structural collapse and rubble encountered during excavation of the nave area.
A view of the displaced stone paving in the nave area during excavation, looking towards the northeast.
A general overview of the Large East Church, looking towards the east.
A general view of the Large East Church post-excavation, looking towards the southwest.
A view of the objects found in situ and scattered across the floor of the chapel, looking east.
A view of the work preparing the chapel for final photography, looking towards the east.
A view of the work preparing the chapel for final photography, looking towards the east.
A view showing the apse and eastern half of the chapel post-excavation.
A view of the northern half of the chapel floor and northern walls with mastabas. The unexcavated area of the room to the north of the Small East Church is also visible.
A view of the southern half of the chapel floor and southern wall with its adjoining mastaba.
A view of the western end of the Chapel showing the western wall and mastabas along the room.
A detailed view of the northern walls also looking into the unexcaveted room on the north.
A detailed view of the northern walls also looking into the unexcaveted room on the north.
A detailed view of some of the surviving decorated wall plaster on the northern end of the apse.
A detailed view of the surviving wall plaster around the apse of the Small East Church with a painted panel containing the crux ansata, a painted column and a niche.
A detailed view of panel designs placed either side of a column which has been fashioned outwards from the wall of the apse.
A detailed view of the surviving wall plaster around the apse showing a painted panel, a painted column and a niche.