19th Century Icon Cover Found in St. Andrew’s Church

Workers were clearing the attic when they saw the cover

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03.11.2018

Photo from Ukrinform–UATV

An icon cover from the 19th century was found in Saint Andrew’s Church during repair and restoration work, the National Conservation Area Sofia of Kyiv wrote on Facebook.

Workers who cleared the attic said that the cover was lying in the middle of some “construction rubbish.”

The cover depicts Mary with a child.

“Judging by the small size, it was a house icon,” the National Conservation Area Sofia of Kyiv said.

Read also: On Oct. 18, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a law on the transfer of Saint Andrew’s Church to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. 

Source UATV
date 03.11.2018
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