National Iconographic Museum "Onufri"

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National Iconographic Museum "Onufri"
Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik "Onufri"
Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik "Onufri" (Berat).svg
Logo of National Iconographic Museum "Onufri"
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View of National Iconographic Museum "Onufri"
Established27 February 1986 (1986-02-27)
LocationBerat, Albania
TypeArt museum
Key holdingsMedieval Period
CollectionsByzantine art
Collection size173 objects[1]
WebsiteOfficial website

The National Iconographic Museum "Onufri" Albanian: Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik "Onufri") is an Albanian national museum dedicated to Byzantine art and iconography in Berat, Albania. The museum is located inside the Church of the Dormition of St Mary in the castle quarter Berat.[2] The museum was named to honor Onufri, an Albanian painting Headmaster of the 16th century.

The museum features on display 173 objects chosen from a found of 1500 objects belonging to the found of Albanian Churches and Monasteries as well as to Berat.



The collection of the museum consists of 176 objects, 106 of which are icons and 67 are liturgical objects, and belong to the iconographic Albanian painters who created in the 14th - 20th centuries:



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  2. ^ Nomination file Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra, UNESCO
  3. ^ Eno Koço (27 February 2015). A Journey of the Vocal Iso(n). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 45–6. ISBN 978-1-4438-7578-3.
  4. ^ Gillian Gloyer (7 January 2015). Albania. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 123–4. ISBN 978-1-84162-855-4.

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Coordinates: 40°42′33″N 19°56′43″E / 40.7092°N 19.9453°E / 40.7092; 19.9453