Rail System for Hagia Sophia Mosaics

Rail system for Hagia Sophia mosaics
Rail system for Hagia Sophia mosaics

Considering that the Hagia Sophia mosaics will be damaged by the light dimming system, the decision was made on the rail curtain. A documentary telling that Hagia Sophia has not been harmed in the transformation into a mosque to be given to UNESCO is shot. The experts who agreed that the screening method will damage the frescoes and mosaics with the light technology that was brought to the fore, decided to close the 6.5-meter Theotokos and 7.5-meter Gabriel mosaics from the entrance floor with the electronic rail system curtain that opens in 1 minute and closes in 1 minute during the prayer times.


Milliyet To Ayşegül Kahvecioğlu's news by: The ending of the Hagia Sophia Museum, which was converted into a mosque and opened to worship, came to an end. The experts who agreed that the light technology to be used in closing the frescoes and mosaics inside the building will damage the thousand-year-old works, decided to close the 6,5-meter Theotokos and 7,5-meter Gabriel mosaics from the entrance floor and the seraphim angels frescos only with the electronic rail system curtain. During the studies, it was learned that a documentary was prepared to be presented to the international public and to be delivered to UNESCO, stating that “Hagia Sophia was not harmed when converted into a mosque”.

Within the scope of the efforts to transform Hagia Sophia into a mosque, frescoes and mosaics inside the building will be covered until July 24. The experts who agreed that the screening method will damage the frescoes and mosaics with the light technology that was brought to the fore, decided to close the 6.5-meter Theotokos and 7.5-meter Gabriel mosaics visible from the entrance floor and to close the frescos of the seraphim angels only in 1 minute during prayer times and close with the electronic rail system curtain. It is noted that the curtain will be closed with the control during prayer times and will be opened for visitors as soon as the prayer ends.


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