In the courtyard of the Chios Byzantine Museum, we can see architectural ( mostly ) sculptures of Early Christian, Byzantine, Genoese, Islamic and post-Byzantine ( : popular art ) periods; also Jewish tombstones and five 17th century canons.
In the vestibule, murals by Chomatzas ( dated 1734 ), detached from the Panaghia Krena church; also, Early Christian, Byzantine, Genoese and popular art sculptures.
In the main hall, which is not yet accessible to the public, due to restoration, there are Byzantine and post Byzantine murals, Early Christian, Byzantine, Genoese and popular art sculptures and inscriptions, Post-Byzantine icons, Post-Byzantine and popular art ceramics, fabrics and wood-carvings.
The most important items of the present exhibition are:
– A mural by Michael Chomatzas ( dated 1734 ) depicting three sleeping girls (a scene from the miracles of St. Nicholas). Comes from the church of Panaghia Krena.
– Two marble door lintels depicting St. George killing the dragon, in high relief.Genoese work of the Renaissance period