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Fragment of a limestone column of the altar barrier from the village of Ankhua No. 3

–   In September 2021, during the clearing of the basement of the Skete of St. John the Baptist in the village of Ankhua, an architectural detail was found in the basement of the skete kitchen (dimensions: 28×19 cm). Comparing this find with fragments of the altar barrier from the village of Ankhua, exhibited in the Abkhazian State Museum, it was concluded that this artifact was indeed a fragment of

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Altar cross from ruins of the Church of St. George in the village of Ankhua

–   Altar cross (copper) 26 × 16 cm, from ruins of the Church of St. George in the village of Ankhua, Gudauta region. In November 2017, during the dismantling of the temporary shed over the ruins of the Сhurch of St. George, this cross was discovered near the throne. Probably, the cross and various reproductions of icons were brought by locals at the Memory Day of St. George. Before

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Posters of concerts with the participation of the choir of the Church of St. Apostle Simon the Canaanite (Abkhazia)

– Choir of the Church of St. Apostle Simon the Canaanite in the city of New Athos was created by Hieromonk Dorotheos (Dbar) in 2004 on the basis of the Regency School of the New Athos Theological School. The choir included: M. Skvortsova (chorister), K. Kolpakchyan, I. Pachalia, M. Chachkhalia, A. Aleksyan. In 2004, the first CD of the Abkhazian Orthodox Church songs was published. In 2004, the second CD

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Ceramics from the ruins of a medieval temple on Mount Aquy (near New Athos)

– On 11 December 2019, during the examination of the ruins of a medieval temple on Mount Aquy (near New Athos), it was found that on the east side unknown persons partially demolished the apse debris, various fragments of ceramics were thrown on it’s top, in a total there were 27 parts. 13 fragments of them are the fragments of a ceramic roof (tile). 10 fragments are supposedly also roof

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Silver minted image of the Savior and decoration of an unidentified item

– Silver minted image of the Savior. The halo and the Gospel are in the left hand. The right hand for blessing. In the central part of the halo, at the junction with the head of the Savior, there is a hole, obviously for hanging the image. The right side of the image is damaged. Circumference length of the image is approximately 17 cm. Decoration of an unidentified item. L

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Fragments of a roof from the ruins of the church in the village of Bzhylua (Ankhua, Gudauta district)

– 4 fragments of a roof made of limestone ashlar were discovered on 26 November 2018, during the cleansing of the ruins of a little-known medieval church No. 2 from vegetation in the village of Bzhylua, Ankhua, Gudauta district. The find is an archaeological rarity, because similar roofing elements have never been found before in the territory of the Republic of Abkhazia.

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Fragments of ceramics from the ruins of the church in the village of Bzhylua (Ankhua, Gudauta district)

–   The ruins of a medieval church № 2, located in the village of Bzhylua (Ankhua), Gudauta district, were cleared of wild vegetation in 2018. After the cleansing of the church there were heavy rains, they exposed the topsoil, which revealed a number of artifacts. On 10 August 2019, during an expedition trip to the village of Ankhua, Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) discovered 9 fragments of ceramic roof and utensils

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A stone with fragments of frescoes from the ruins of the church in the village of Bzhylua (Ankhua village, Gudauta district)

– The ruins of a medieval church, located in the village of Bzhylua (Ankhua), Gudauta district, were cleared of wild vegetation in 2018. After the cleansing of the church there were heavy rains, they exposed the topsoil, which revealed a number of artifacts. On 10 August 2019, during an expedition trip to the village of Ankhua, Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) discovered a construction stone with fragments of frescoes (L.H.W. – 29

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Металлические рельефные пластины с видом Ново-Афонского монастыря (нач. ХХ в.)

– 11 сентября 2019 г. в фонд Церковно-археологического музея Священной Митрополии Абхазии были переданы две металлические рельефные пластины с видом Ново-Афонского монастыря (нач. ХХ в.). На первой пластине (12×8 см) изображение общего вида Ново-Афонского монастыря без колокольни, которая на момент изготовления пластины еще не была построена. На пластине помещена сопроводительная надпись: «Видъ Ново-Аѳонскаго Св. Симона Кананитскаго Монастыря на Кавказѣ». На второй пластине (8×12 см) изображение соборного храма св. Пантелеимона. На

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Ceramics from the ruins of the church of St. George in the village of Ankhua

– Two fragments of the lower parts of pithos (large ceramic vessels) and small fragments of ceramics. On July 22 2019, they were discovered during a working trip of Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) and employees of the Department for the Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Abkhazia to the Church of St. George in the village of Ankhua, Gudauta district, in the territory adjacent to the ruins

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Ceramics from the ruins of the church on Mount Aquy

– On 20 October 2018, in the village of Ankhua during the clearing of the ruins of the church on Mount Aquy (the modern name is Mount Athos), 15 fragments of red clay tiled roof were discovered on the ground, 2 fragments of red clay ceramic pot, and an interesting detail was also found – the base of pottery. The findings are preserved in the fund of the Church and

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A commemorative plaque of 1888 devoted to the visit of the Intercession Church in New Athos by the Emperor Alexander III

– A commemorative plaque devoted to the visit of the Church of Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos by Russian Emperor Alexander III and his family on 24 September 1888, New Athos (6 October). A commemorative plaque made of marble with the following inscription: «Сей храмъ соизволили посѣтить въ 24-й день сентября 1888 г. Ихъ Имепраторскія Величества Благочестивѣйшій Государь Императоръ Александр ІІІ Александровичъ Самодержецъ Всероссійскій и Благочестивѣйшая государыня Имепратрица Марія

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