Gunduk Cave and Reliefs

Exterior: Mar Audishio Monastery, Looking Southwest from Cave

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17th century A.D.

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There are three reliefs carved on the western wall of the cave, two of which were seriously damaged after an explosion in 1994. These scenes show the hunting of a moutain goat, a banqueting scene, and the Sumerian goddess, Inanna, with a variety of animals.

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Photography by the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University

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Fall 2013