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Fig. 87. Dayr Mār Mūsā al-Ḥabashī: south-eastern pier spandrel in the nave of the church. The evangelist Matthew is writing the first words of his Gospel, which he copies from a tablet in heaven (layer 3, ca. 1200). Paul van Moorsel Centre for Christian Art and Culture in the Middle East, Leiden University. Photo: Mat Immerzeel. See E. Cruikshank Dodd, The Frescoes of Mar Musa al-Habashi (2001), 57, as well as J. den Heijer et al., ‘Deir Mar Musa. The inscriptions’, ECA (2007), 144–46. See entries: Inscriptions, Dayr Mār Mūsā al-Ḥabashī, and Wall paintings in Syria and Lebanon.