Special Iconographic Scenes Discovered in Saint Mary's Church
Albanian Daily News
Published October 6, 2017
The restoration works in ‘Saint Mary’s Birth’ church, situated in Labove e Kryqit part of Gjirokastra district, unveiled a series of iconographic scene hidden since many years under the layers of a mural picture. This discovery is considered as highly important and is expected to pave the way to a more detailed survey of these iconographic scenes.
The restoration process is currently focused on the removal of the different stratums of color and lime, the intervention in the church’s western columns and the adjacent arch.
The entire process was continuously monitored by the Art Sector specialists, part of the Culture Monuments Institute.