Exterior Hagia Sophia

Ambo

Reconstruction Sketch of Ambo - Hagia Sophia

Ambo is an elevated platform where the priests would read verses from the Gospel during the liturgy. It was usually near the altar, decorated with iconostasis. Today, an ambo (probably from Beyazit church)  is on display in the garden of the museum.

  • Reconstruction Sketch of Ambo - Hagia Sophia
  • Steps of Ambo, Hagia Sophia
  • Ambo of Hagia Sophia
  • Ambo of Hagia Sophia
  • Cross Detail from Ambo
  • Cross Detail from Ambo
  • Ambo of Hagia Sophia, 1940's

 

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Hagia Sophia Research Team (HSRT) consists of a group of people who likes to research Byzantine Heritage in Turkey by visiting and taking photos of the historical places.

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