This C6th church is unusual for having a nave that is almost transverse. Although this type of floorpan is a known element of churches in the Tur Abdin region of south eastern Turkey, it is very unusual to find this design this far south.
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Emma Loosley, “Church, Al Bara,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed October 19, 2021, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/223.