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The Tribune

Not often required
  • Behind the Altar and around the eastern wall of the Sanctuary lies the 'Tribune'.

  • It is often made of marble or stone and consists of seven semi-circular steps.

  • Typical examples are the ancient Church of St. Menas in Marriout, near Alexandria, and the Churches of Old Cairo: the Suspended Church, Abu-Serga, Abu-Sefein and St. Barbara.

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