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Collections Holy Metropolis of Servion and Kozani

Item ID: 266
Item Number: 25
Collection: Holy Metropolis of Servion and Kozani
Item Name: THE MYRHH SUNDAY
Item Type: Architrave icon
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Year: c.1808 AD
Place: Kozani
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Technique: Egg tempera on wood
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Description: In A hilly terrain,depicted with vivid color palette, in the middle of which rises tree a group of three women are painted. They are positioned on the left side of open and empty sarcophagus over the reversely curved lid which an angel is sit dressed in white garments , with a rod in his left hand, while with his right hand shows the empty tomb.
The movements of the two myrrh-bearers which are wearing a head-cover, expressing surprise and wonder, while the third, with long hair, freely loosened shoulders holds in her arms spherical metal containers with the myrrh.
The framework has two blue strips, similar to the image of the icon of the “Healing of the Blind.” It is obvious that this is the same artist.