National Archives of Georgia


Silver Plated Box, 17th-18th Centuries - Document of the Week

11:46 | 26 October, 2016


The document of the current week is the photo depicting the lower part of the silver plated box for keeping the gospel. According to the asomtavruli inscription the gospel was decorated and plated by some R-Z Goshodze.

Its subsequent fate and current location is unknown.

The photo of the silver box is preserved in the photo collection of Dimitri Ermakov.  

 “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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