Nesguni, Church of Savior (“Matskhvar”)
|Location:||Nesguni, Mestia Municipality|
|Place:||Georgia, Zemo Svaneti|
|Type:||Domeless Church, Hall church|
|Layers of the Murals:||Two layers|
The minuscule lapidary inscription of the tenth century depicted on the west façade must refer to a governor: ⴕ(ⴐⴈⴑⴒ) ⴘ(ⴄⴈ)ⴜ[ⴗ](ⴀⴊ)|ⴄ ⴋ(ⴀ)[ⴋ](ⴀ)|ⴈ ⴂ(ⴀ)ⴁ|(ⴐⴈ)ⴄ[ⴊ] – Christ, have mercy on Father Gabriel.
The asmotavruli inscription of a historical person depicted on the lower area of the chancel window on the east façade dates to the second half of the tenth century: Ⴕ(ႰႨႱႲ)Ⴄ Ⴘ(ⴄⴈ)ⴜⴗ(ⴀⴊ)Ⴄ Ⴁ(Ⴄ)Ⴘ|Ⴂ(Ⴄ)ႬႤ – Christ, have mercy on Beshgene. The name Beshken is also mentioned in the interior, in a fresco inscription depicted in the chancel.