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MADONNA DELLE TRE PORTE
The Rock Church is visited by guided tours departing from CEA or through the guides in the Basilicata region during the opening hours of the CEA .

So’ According to the three entrance arches leading to three separate speakers, the Church is today only two of the three naves apsidal room, being the most’ outside was destroyed by repeated collapses due to erosion by the ’ of atmospheric.
The Church is also decorated by some small niches and many crosses graphit.
Like other religious rock complexes of ’ area, near the Church can be found the remains of a medieval pecchiara (Apiary).

Wonderful frescoes are visible in the nave: a Deesis with Christ, the Virgin and St John, and a representation of Madonna del melograno, attributed to the Master of Miglionico protagonist of fresh paint lucana in second half of the 15th century.
In the nave interior is in a crucifixion ’ apse, While on a wall Annunciation (15th century) and a Byzantine Madonna Queen (Merciful ") enthroned with child of the 13th century. In 1962 due to the total neglect in which paid the Church (pastoral was used as shelter), most of the interesting frescoes were stolen and posted by unknown. It is revealed later to have been a Professor of the history of German art ’, Rudolf Kubesh, with two of his students (the story is documented by the press of 1963-64 present at the visitor center of Jazzo kittens and rebuilt during the visit).
The splendor of Kyriotissa and Deesis come alive through two copies on display at the visitor center of Jazzo Kittens, made by means of an original technique that combines a skillful and practised art with modern digital restoration.

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