Ecclesiastical Museum

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The Ecclesiastical Museum of Rethymnon Crete, Greece: The Ecclesiastical Museum is housed in the Cathedral of Rethymnon Town, at Mitropoleos Square. It was established in 1994. Its exhibits include sacred utensils, priest vestments and religious objects dating from the mid 19th century.

A main example of these is a historical bell tower clock of 1894, which worked until 1986 and has now been replaced by an electronic one. There is also an embossed stone plate dating from 1816, which was found in the church of Agia Barbara as well as a lithium plate of 1866. The museum also includes holy disks, gospels and rare Byzantine icons, among others.

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