Naroden muzej Ohrid - Kukja na Robevci
Народен музеј Охрид - Куќа на Робевци
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National Ohrid museum - Robevci house
The National Museum is located in the house of Robev family. It stores exponents of history, archaeology, ethnology, from the antique or even the ancient period. The most important is the collection of icons, some of them from the 11th century.
The National Museum of Ohrid was first established in 1516 in Saint Clement's Church of Bogorodica Perivleptos, as a museum to the Archbishopric of Ohrid, making it one of the oldest museums in the world.
Now the collection is divided into the archaeological part in the Robev Residence (on the picture) and the ethnographic part in the Urania Residence.
In the house of Robev family you can see some objects belonging to this family and works of the Ohrid carving school.
Robevi house Ohrid: The Robev House is one of the finest examples of 19th century Macedonian architecture.
Robevci house was built in its current state in 1863 - 1864 by Todor Petkov from a village Gari near Debar. Today the house is a protected monument of culture under the Institute for protection of cultural monuments in Ohrid.
The house is a protected cultural monument consisted of 3 floors. In the low part of the house are placed the epigraphical monuments from Ohrid, the county, the worth objects "the Milokas" (found on the road Via Egnatia), the two torsos of the goddess Isis and etc. The archeological objects from the ancient times and the medieval period are placed on the second and the third floor.
In the upper part of the house are presented parts of objects made by the Ohrid carving school, creations of famous artists from Ohrid and the county. In the eastern part of the house are placed objects from the Robevi family.
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