National Archives of Georgia


Labskaldi Tetraevangelion (12th-13th cc.) – Document of the Week

12:07 | 24 August, 2016


Document of the current week is the photo of Labskaldi Tetraevangelion (12th-13th cc.), taken by Dimitry Ermakov in 1910.

 Currently the Tetraevangelion is preserved in Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography.

The photo has an interesting reflection: archangels are holding Pantocrator icon. The icon displayed on the reflection is not accessible today.

Photo is preserved in the Central Audio-Visual Archive.

 “Document of the Week” is the project of the National Archives of Georgia, aiming the popularization of the unique and diverse materials of the National Archives among the society.

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