Hand painted icon of Virgin Mary made οn Mount Athos, on natural wood with two braids on its back side.
Dimensions: 15 x 20 cm.
This icon of Theotokos was the only object that was saved by a terrible fire, which completely destroyed a monastery in Crete. The icon was moved to the Holy Monastery of Koutloumousiou, where it continues to perform many miracles, as evidenced by the fathers and pilgrims of the monastery. Μore about Theotokos the Formidable Protection.