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AM.2252.95
Lintel, West Portal
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What appears to be the original limestone lintel is a monolithic block spanning the 1.9 meter opening with a depth of 0.48 meters and supported on simple, curved corbels. A wide gap above separates the block from the next course of blocks, which themselves form a straight arch consisting of a wedge-shaped keystone and two adjoining blocks. On the tympanum can be seen one of the rare remains of fresco in Latin Cypriot buildings, depicting St. Anne flanked by two angels. The lintel block is in good condition without any visible cracks.
AM.2252.96
Lintel, North Portal
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The lintel of the north portal is a monolithic block with a vertical depth of 0.44 meters, similar to the lintel in the west portal, but spanning a narrower opening of 1.63 meters. As with the west portal, this lintel has a pronounced gap along the top cord separating it from the relatively few tympanum blocks above, the first course of which is a straight arch. The blocks of the straight arch seem jumbled, leaving the gap narrower on one end than the other, thereby giving the impression that the gap was providing a buffer from the movement experienced during seismic shifting. Indeed, the lintel block is in fine condition, showing no cracks. The corbels supporting the lintel are simple quarter-circles that are 0.25 meters in radius and extend 0.44 meters from the edge of the main arched portal opening.
AM.2252.114
Fresco, West Portal Tympanum
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Famagusta
Church of St. Anne
Famagusta, Church of St. Anne
ca. 14th century
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Description
The church of St. Anne is located in the northeast corner of the city, only a dozen meters from the city ramparts. 
Plan
A single vessel nave with two bays is terminated by a five-sided polygonal apse.  Doors provide entry into the nave on the north, west and south. The walls are 1.5 meters thick.
Elevation
Transverse arches of the quadripartite vaulting spring from brackets halfway up the walls. Buttresses extend 1.5 meters from the exterior wall surface and reach to the height of the vault haunches. The clerestory in both bays has narrow lancet windows that extend from the springpoint to the apex of the vaults.
Lintels
The three doors all feature monolithic lintels with a deep draught and are supported by corbels. They also all have a gap between their upper cords and the ashlar blocks of the tympanum, which themselves form a straight arch with their first course.
Seismic Notes
With only two bays between the polygonal apse and the massive western wall, the church is centralized, thereby reducing torsional stresses during an earthquake. The thick walls and small windows would also help during a seismic event. The lintels above the doors provide examples of gaps and straight arches that would leave the lintel blocks virtually stress-free during a tremor or earthquake.
Bibliography
Enlart, Camille, Hunt, David, Gothic art and the Renaissance in Cyprus, London, (1987 (1899)), 274-9
Jeffery, George, A description of the historic monuments of Cyprus: Studies in the archaeology and architecture of the island, Nicosia, (1935)
Vaivre, Jean-Bernard de, Plagnieux, Philippe, L'art gothique en Chypre, , ((2009): 77), 261-5