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[Image]  1997.16.0130

Church of the Holy Apostles (photo by G. Lambakis no. 1468-9) ... G. Lambakis ... Horizontal (normal) ... ca. 1890

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[Image]  2008.18.0187

Southeast corner of the Agora. View of the west end of the Church of the Holy Apostles with its modern extention. On the right, workmen are beginning excavations in the area surrounding the church, 25 ... east Horizontal (normal) ... 25/2/1952

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[Image]  2008.18.0186

View of the southeast corner of the Church of the Holy Apostles before restoration ... northwest Horizontal (normal) ... 30/4/1952

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[Image]  2002.01.2040

Restored plan of Period IV of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... J. Travlos ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0132

View of the interior before excavation ... west 8 Horizontal (normal) ... 20/2/1954

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[Image]  2008.18.0191

Interior of the Church of the Holy Apostles before the start of the restoration project, March 2, 1954 ... east Horizontal (normal) ... 2/3/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0257

View of the interior before excavation: ceiling of the western end: Pantokrator in dome, Period IV ... Horizontal (normal) ... 10/3/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0105

Interior excavations: "original" west wall of the church: crosswall of Periods I-III ... east 77 Horizontal (normal) ... 13/3/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0107

Interior excavation: vaulted tombs in the narthex ... east 63 Horizontal (normal) ... 13/3/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0108

Interior excavation: showing west apse as discovered ... west 61 Horizontal (normal) ... 13/3/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0193

Area to the east of the church, showing scarp of original ground level between modern paving and Roman floor ... west 4656 Horizontal (normal) ... 19/3/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0159

Southeast corner of the narthex, after removing plaster and unblocking upper doorway ... 175 Horizontal (normal) ... 21/5/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0160

Church after clearing to foundations ... northeast Horizontal (normal) ... 27/5/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0111

Foundations of the northwest angle chamber ... northwest Horizontal (normal) ... 3/6/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0196

View of the east end, after clearing the foundations on floor bedding of the Nymphaion. Original ground-level indicated in front of reinforcing of the foundations ... west Horizontal (normal) ... 10/6/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0112

Central part of the sanctuary, with the Holy Table. Pre-church wall in foreground. Note the two ancient elements, a base (A 4203) and a Doric capital (A 4202) ... 361 Horizontal (normal) ... 31/7/1954

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[Image]  2005.05.0153

The church after demolition of modern addition ... south 444 Horizontal (normal) ... 17/8/1954

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[Image]  2005.05.0154

The church after demolition of modern addition ... north Horizontal (normal) ... 17/8/1954

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[Image]  2008.18.0177

View of the Church of the Holy Apostles from the southwest, August 1954, after demolition of the later additions had been completed ... northeast 442 Horizontal (normal) ... 17/8/1954

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[Image]  2008.18.0194

The northeast column with scaffold and bracing erected to carry the weight of the vaults in preparation for removing the column ... Cf. 1997.16.0230 448 Horizontal (normal) ... 7/10/1954

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[Image]  1997.16.0157

Ancient capital reused on the southwest column in the church ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0282

Lintel (Pentelic marble) of the side door in the west facade (Period I) ... Horizontal (normal) ... ca. 1955

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[Image]  2002.01.2038

Actual state plan of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... J. Travlos ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0118

Southwest column base before reinforcing foundations with concrete ... 345 Horizontal (normal) ... 12/1/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0120

East apse: 1. Pre-church wall; 2. Building level with lime-pit; 3. Possible bedding for original floor; 4. Bedding for intermediate floor; 5. Paving slabs of intermediate floor; 6. Level of modern floor ... 544 Horizontal (normal) ... 15/1/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0236

Vaulting of the southwest angle chamber ... Horizontal (normal) ... 15/1/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0122

North apse after removing cover slabs of grave and tomb. Back to front: Tombs 1 to 4 ... 552 Horizontal (normal) ... 21/1/1955

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[Image]  2008.18.0196

Interior of the Church of the Holy Apostles. View from the narthex of the eastern apse after excavations and before refilling. Three of the four columns had been replaced. The southwest column (bottom ... Cf. 1997.16.0123 east Horizontal (normal) ... 21/1/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0164

Southeast window of the dome after unblocking, but before restoring to its original shape ... 591 Horizontal (normal) ... 31/1/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0263

Northeast segment of the dome where the frescoes have been destroyed, showing original masonry ... 582 Horizontal (normal) ... 18/2/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0265

Fresco of Aaron between the southeast and south windows of the dome, under the most recent painting ... Horizontal (normal) ... 18/2/1955

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[Image]  2008.18.0199

Building the centering for the vaults of the central saucer dome and completing the ribbing. Viwe from above ... 609 Horizontal (normal) ... 21/2/1955

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[Image]  2008.18.0200

Forms for the vaults of the narthex after laying reinforcing steel and electric conduit for the wiring. View from above ... Cf. 1997.16.0170 637 Horizontal (normal) ... 22/3/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0171

View of the narthex after the reconstruction of the vaults. Looking into the narthex through the reconstructed south window ... north 659 Horizontal (normal) ... 9/4/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0244

Western barrel vault before repairs ... Horizontal (normal) ... 16/5/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0245

Southwest pendentive, showing original construction ... Horizontal (normal) ... 16/5/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0248

Triangular vault of the southwest angle chamber ... Horizontal (normal) ... 5/6/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0203

View of the church with the narthex nearing completion ... southeast Horizontal (normal) ... 6/6/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0246

Semi-dome of the southwest angle chamber ... Horizontal (normal) ... 23/6/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0175

South gable before the beginning of repairs on the roof. Junction of the east apse and barrel vault ... Horizontal (normal) ... 24/10/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0176

Roof of the narthex under construction ... Horizontal (normal) ... 5/11/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0177

Windows of east apse and Diaconicon ... Horizontal (normal) ... 5/11/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0178

Central doorway with original step block in place ... Horizontal (normal) ... 5/11/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0179

Roof of the east vault after removing tiles ... Horizontal (normal) ... 24/11/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0180

Roof of the east vault after removing tiles and filling over vault ... Horizontal (normal) ... 24/11/1955

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[Image]  1997.16.0268

Painting of St. Romanos in a niche in the northwest conch. 17th century ... Horizontal (normal) ... 18 February 1955

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[Image]  2008.18.0208

Theophanes Nomikos carving the marble lunette for the central doorway. The interior walls have been plastered; the southern window of the narthex restored; frescoes have been installed ... Horizontal (normal) ... 8/3/1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0227

Frescoes of the northeast corner before repairing. Angel of Trinity and sacrifice of Isaac in Prothesis ... Horizontal (normal) ... 22/3/1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0270

Piece of the lintel of the altar screen, view of the soffit ... Horizontal (normal) ... April 1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0271

Epistyle block, view of the front ... Horizontal (normal) ... April 1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0273

Piece of the lintel of the altar screen ... Horizontal (normal) ... April 1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0274

Piece of the lintel of the altar screen ... Horizontal (normal) ... April 1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0275

Byzantine column fragment, now built in ... Horizontal (normal) ... April 1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0276

Fragment of an original closure slab of the altar screen. Now built in the northwest corner of the church ... Horizontal (normal) ... April 1956

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[Image]  2005.05.0089

View to show laying of tiles on roof of narthex. Note also the landscaping of the garden around the church ... east ... 14/8/1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0186

General view after the restoration was completed ... southeast Horizontal (normal) ... 13/9/1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0206

Interior of the church after completion of work on frescoes and iconostasis. The framework for the omphalos has been chiselled out of the marble slab ... east Horizontal (normal) ... 17/12/1956

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[Image]  1997.16.0212

View of the interior, looking toward the narthex ... Horizontal (normal) ... 26/4/1957

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[Image]  2008.18.0212

The restored dome of the Church of the Holy Apostles with the Pantokrator (The All Powerful) looking down ... Horizontal (normal) ... 26/4/1957

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[Image]  1997.16.0215

Putting the finishing touches on the omphalos. All the new marble carving was the work of Aristeides Rombos, including the omphalos ... Horizontal (normal) ... 3/5/1957

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[Image]  1997.16.0216

View through southern part of the narthex into the church proper ... Horizontal (normal) ... 3/5/1957

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[Image]  1997.16.0155

Kufesque brickwork in south apse ... Horizontal (normal) ... 10/5/1957

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[Image]  1997.16.0217

View of the interior on completion of work ... southeast Horizontal (normal) ... 10/5/1957

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[Image]  1997.16.0126

View of the church after restoration and landscaping ... east Horizontal (normal) ... 28/4/1959

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[Image]  1997.16.0279

Originally the northwest capital in the church, now standing in the church courtyard ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1961

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[Image]  1997.16.0277

Fragmentary Byzantine sarcophagus as built into the narthex. 13th century ... Horizontal (normal) ... April 1961

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[Image]  1997.16.0156

Detail of dome and roof ... Cf. 2010.01.0169 northwest Horizontal (normal) ... 6/4/1961

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[Image]  1997.16.0139

Plans and sections of window details. Scale 1:20 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0140

Longitudinal section through the church. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... south Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0141

Plan of the roof. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0142

Section through the narthex. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... east Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0143

Restored plan of the church, Period I. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0144

Elevations of windows. Scale 1:20 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0145

Elevation of the south end of the church. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0146

Transverse section. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... east Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0147

Elevation of the east end. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0148

Transverse section, east end ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... east Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0149

Elevation of the west end. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0150

Elevation of the north end. Scale 1:50 ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1884

Restored plan of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1885

Plan of the roof of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1886

West end elevation of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1887

South elevation of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1888

East elevation of the Church of the Holy Apostles, ca 1000 A.D ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1889

North elevation of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1890

Transverse section through the Church of the Holy Apostles, looking east ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1891

Longitudinal section through the Church of the Holy Apostles, looking south ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1892

Section through the Narthex of the Church of the Holy Apostles, looking east ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1893

State section (A-A) through the Church of the Holy Apostles, looking east ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  2002.01.1894

Elevations of the windows of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... W.B. Dinsmoor, Jr ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1969

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[Image]  1997.16.0278

Drawing of the design on the sarcophagus ... John Travlos ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1971

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[Image]  2002.01.2039

Restored plan of Period III of the Church of the Holy Apostles ... J. Travlos ... Horizontal (normal) ... 1971

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[Image]  2002.01.2080

Plan, section, and elevation of the Altar screen from the Church of the Holy Apostles ... J. Travlos ... 1971