The police took over the mysterious disappearance of ancient icons


Photo: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti

Moscow police are investigating the theft of the icon “mother of God Shuiskaya-Smolenskaya” of the State historical Museum. On Friday, January 25, reports “Interfax”.

After reports about the disappearance from the storage facility of the Museum of items of historical and artistic value, was prosecuted, reported the press service of the MIA.

On January 24 it became known about the disappearance of ancient icons. The person responsible for the storage image was unable to explain his absence.

The Museum began full reconciliation of the Fund of ancient art, which are about 30 thousand units. If, after its completion, the icon is not there, only then he will be officially recognized as missing, explained in a press-service of the Museum.

It also noted that the icon was in August of 2018 returned from an exhibition in Murmansk Museum.

Lik “the mother of God Shuiskaya-Smolenskaya” was established in Vologda. It dates from the second half of the XVI century.

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