The interiors of the Lake Tana Monasteries and churches have of a three-part division:
An outer ambulatory, qene mehlet, accessible to anyone.
An inner ambulatory, qiddist, used by communicants at mass.
And the inner sanctum, maqdas, where the ten commandments, tabot, is kept, where only priests may enter.
The church contains wonderfull wallpaintings. They are made on linen glued to the wall.