National History Museum, Tirana, Albania

This past weekend, I visited the National History Museum in Tirana, Albania.

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Front entrance
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Rendition of an Albanian home
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Front hallway
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Statues depicting gods
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Fortress
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Weapons
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Fresque mural by Fatmir Haxhiu
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“The stamp and the flag of the Albanian association”
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Onufri room

My friend was telling my about the artist Onufri, who is thought to be from what is now Berat, Albania. He is famous for the color pink. According to Wikipedia, “He was the first to introduce the colour pink into icon painting. The secret of this color was not passed on and died with him.”

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