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A Martyr Skinned Alive & Carrying His Skin - Ura Kidane Mehret Monastery near Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

A Martyr Skinned Alive & Carrying His Skin - Ura Kidane Mehret Monastery near Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

The paintings inside Ura Kidane Mehret Monastery teach stories from the Bible and other Ethiopian Orthodox holy books, including the stories of how all the apostles were martyred. This scene shows one of the martyrs (we believe it's Matthew) who was skinned alive and carrying his own skin. Taken near Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.