Refectory, Göreme
ID
 
1190
 
Original Country
 
Turkey
 
Region
 
Central Anatolia
 
Sorting Title
 
Refectory, Göreme
 
Subject
 

A table and benches run along the left side wall. An apse has been carved into the wall at one end of the table.

 
Creation Date
 
1025-1100
 
Century
 
11th
 
Style Genre
 
Byzantine
 
Original Location
 

Göreme, Cappadocia

 
Historical Context
 

This refectory is possibly associated with Yĭlanlĭ Kilise / Chapel of St. Onuphorius, Chapel 28, Göreme. Refectories were used in Göreme for communal meetings and dining.

 
Current Repository
 

Open-air Museum of Göreme (Outside of Göreme Center on the road to Üçhisar)

 
Photo Credit
 
Candice Weddle
 
Contributor
 
Dina Boero
 
Image of Refectory, Göreme.