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  • The Byzantine World of Elias Kontozamanis

    The Byzantine and Christian Museum hosts the exhibition The Byzantine World of Elias Kontozamanis (9 May 2 July 2017)...

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  • Icon presenting the Descent into Limbo

    Icon presenting the Descent into Limbo. End of 16th century. Dimensions: 40 x 27 cm. Dionysios Loverdos Collection 13010

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  • CHRIST MAN OF SORROWS

    Icon presenting the Christ Man of Sorrows End of 15th century Dimensions: 44 x 33 cm. P. Saroglos Collection 14004

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  • The Byzantine and Christian Museum, which is based in Athens, is one of Greeces national museums. Its areas of competency are centred on but not limited to religious artefacts of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, post-Byzantine and later periods which it exhibits, but also acquires, receives, preserves, conserves, records, documents, researches, studies, publishes and raises awareness of. The museum has over 25,000 artefacts in its possession. The artefacts date from between the 3rd and 20th century AD, and their provenance encompasses the entire Greek world, as well as regions in which Hellenism flourished. The size and range of the collections and value of the exhibits makes the Museum a veritable treasury of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art and culture.

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  • Byzantine Museum. An open museum to everybody...

    The spot referring to the Byzantine Museum presented by the internationally renowned actor George Corraface

    The spot was created as part of a communication campaign for the promotion of Hellenic Museums by the "Alliance for Greece". The spot referring to the Byzantine and Christian Museum is presented by the internationally renowned actor George Corraface, and is directed by Takis Zervoulakis. The music is composed by Stavros Xarhakos.

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