Artifacts

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…

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Thesis awards of the clergy

1. Bishop’s thesis award with a wax seal of Bishop Dmitry Sukhumsky, issued to priest Panteleimon Samaa (May 12, 1908). 50 × 69 cm

In this thesis award it is…

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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,…

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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,…

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Liturgical Gospels and Apostle

1. The Holy Gospel in the ancient Greek language in a metal frame with ornaments, – 254 p. 27×34 cm. In the lower part of the frame there is an engraved inscription: “ΑΦΙΕΡΩΜΑ ΟΙΚΟΓ. ΣΟΦΟΚΛΗ ΑΡΧΟΝΤΑΚΗ 1981 (A gift…

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A stone fragment with ornament

A limestone and stone fragment with ornament. The origin is unknown. It is kept in the fund of the Church-Archaeological Museum of HMA.
 

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Limestone and stone slabs with images of crosses

1. A limestone and stone slab with a cross in the circle (split into two parts). It was discovered by Nodar Tsvizhba on the bottom of the Psyrdzkha River in New Athos, not far from the church of St….

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Stone and marble fragments of the Dranda church’s décor

Limestone and marble fragments of the Dranda church’s decoration (apparently fragments of the iconostasis).
1. Fragment with 4 decorative arched niches (limestone).
2. Oval fragment with relief image of the “Prophet Jonah in the womb of the whale” (limestone).
3. Fragment with…

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A memorial board devoted to the laying of the wooden railroad descent of the New Athos Monastery (1913)

A metal board with the following inscription: «Начало закладки рельсоваго дровянаго спуска при настоятелѣ Новоаѳонскаго монастыря, Архимандритѣ Иларионѣ. 14 мая 1913 г.»(The beginning of the wooden railroad descent’s laying headed by the abbot of the New Athos Monastery,…

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Copper jug for water (presumably ХІХ century)

Copper jug for water (presumably ХІХ century)
 

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