Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Collection of Naousa
Last Update: Mar 2010
Monastery of Agios Athanasios
Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Collection of Naousa - Overview
The Collection is housed in the 17th century monastery of Agios Athanasios,
which is located at the western entrance of Naousa. It includes over one hundred portable
icons dated between the 15th and 19th centuries, in their majority made by local workshops.
The exhibits have been gathered mainly from the numerous monasteries and churches of the
island. The collection also includes ecclesiastical vessels, fragments of frescoes, copper engravings
and parts of iconostaseis.
Among the most notable icons of the exhibition are:
Deisis (Supplication). 15th century
Apokathelosis (The Descent from the Cross). 16th century
Christos Pantokrator (Christ Almighty). 18th century
Panagia Odigitra. 18th century
Executives & Departments
- Information office, Tel.: 210 3218075, 210 3251044, Fax: 210 3313448
2nd Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities, 2 Klepsydras St, Athens
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