Saint Anastasia deliverer from Portions- Contemporary byzantine icon female saints and martyrs christian art of Greece



St. Anastasia Pharmakolytria, that means "Deliverer from Potions" in Greek. This contemporary icon shows her in red, blue and greenish white holding a container for medicines and the cross, healing. 

Her name (I Aghia Anastasia) is written with egg tempera on her right and left side in Greek with byzantine characters.- The copper gold that is covering the halo is ageing normally, producing a copperish antique patina, that gives the icon an antique look 

Measurements: the icon measures 19x8 cm and is 15mm thick

Additionally the icon comes tenderly protected in its individual handmade felt bag, together with some instructions how to care for it, a little sachet of herbs from our garden in Crete -and our typical icon favors - Ready to be given as a gift.