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'''Panagia Portaitissa''' (Gr. She who resides by the door or Keeper of the Gate) also known as '''Theotokos Iverskaya'''.
If the [[Panagia of Axion Esti]] is the official [[icon]] of Mount [[Athos]], then this icon is the most popular.
This image of the Virgin Mary is encased in a frame of gold and silver covering the entire icon except for the faces. A unique characteristic of this icon is what appears to be a scar on the chin of the Virgin.
==History of the icon==