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Holy Bishopric of Morphou: The Archangel Michael, The Abbot Zosimas and St Mary of Egypt, Church of the Holy Cross of Ayiasmati (2-2, 22,31, 32)

Archangel Michael with his abundant neatly arranged locks of hair retained by a fine white fillet and the strong highlights and pink blush on his cheeks, he respires an exquisite, delicate nobility. He carries a staff in his right hand and holds in his left a grisaille figure of Christ Emmanuel in a medallion. His open wings of peacock feathers embellish the surface of the arched recess. The spand…