Conservation of the Early 12th-Century Church of Yemrehanna Kristos near Lalibela

This project includes a condition assessment and the development of a conservation strategy for the building.

Yemrehanna Kristos is a masterpiece of Ethiopian architecture, and its late 11th- and early 12th-century wall paintings are among the oldest extant wall paintings in the country. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Lalibela, Ethiopia, Eastern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): World Monuments Fund Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $149,996 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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