Crypt Saing Angel

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Cripta bizantina di Sant'Angelo

Dated between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The environment has largely collapsed, but the naos, the bema, are still distinguishable, divided by a stone iconostasis with three arches according to the Greek-Byzantine use. In the naos, some frescoes are clearly distinguishable, including a representation of the Archangel Michael from the XIII-XIV century and also some traces of two small female faces, and the image of a saint accompanied by inscriptions. As usual, around the church there was also a cemetery: in fact numerous tombs were found that are located along the slopes of the hill.