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Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Collection of Naousa

Last Update: Mar 2010

Monastery of Agios Athanasios

Museum NAOUSSA , PAROS , GREECE
84401 NAOUSSA , PAROS , GREECE
Tel.: +30 22840 53261

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

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  • Information office, Tel.: 210 3218075, 210 3251044, Fax: 210 3313448, Email:  
    2nd Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities, 2 Klepsydras St, Athens

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