Ethiopian Art at the Museum of the Russian Icon in Moscow

Did you know that in addition to its outstanding collection of antique Russian icons, the Museum of the Russian Icon in Moscow features the most comprehensive collection of Ethiopian art in Russia? The Museum houses nearly 2,500 items that include icons, paintings, crosses of various shapes and sizes, ancient parchments, handwritten books, wood carvings, pottery, ethnographic objects, silver, and many more. The Museum is currently closed for renovation, but this amazing exposition can be viewed online.

Ethiopian Art at the Museum of the Russian Icon in Moscow
Photo credit: The Museum of the Russian Icon/new.russikona.ru

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