Angel appears to the Myrrh-Bearing Women

Iconography:  Myrrh-bearers standing by the Lord’s Tomb ((The Angel presents himself to the Myrrhbearers)

Date: XV century. c. 1497

Origin: From the Dormition cathedral of St. Cyril of Belozersk monastery

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 84,5 cm, width 63 cm

The icon portrays two women by the Holy Sepulcher and the Mother of God who according to a version was together with them. To the right is an angel announcing the Resurrection of Christ. 

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