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Saint Anne
Saint Anne is a Makurian wall painting estimated to have been painted between the 8th and 9th centuries, painted a secco with tempera on plaster. The anonymous work, depicting Saint Anne, the mother of Mary, was found at Faras Cathedral in Lower Nubia, located in the north of present-day Sudan. The painting was discovered by a Polish archaeological team during a campaign undertaken in the 1960s under the patronage of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Faras, before the site was flooded by the creation of Lake Nasser. Since 1964, the painting has been in the Faras Gallery at the National Museum in Warsaw.Painting credit: unknown