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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The deacon

A deacon reading the bible in the surrounding trench of Bet Maryam church, one of the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela as well as UNESCO World Heritage. He is sitting at the wall behind which there is the small chapel of Bet Meskel ("house of the cross").

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Camera: LEICA Q (Typ 116)
Copyright: © Ulf Krone