Rock-cut Churches

Churches comprising spaces that have been cut into the living rock. They are distinguished from "cave churches," which utilize natural cavities in the earth's surface.

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Go Historic ID
3243
Names
rock-cut churches
rock-cut church
churches, rock-cut
rock churches
rotskerken Dutch
rotskerk Dutch
iglesias excavadas en roca Spanish
iglesia excavada en roca Spanish

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Churches comprising spaces that have been cut into the living rock. They are distinguished from "cave churches," which utilize natural cavities in the earth's surface.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007513. The J. Paul Getty Trust.