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The treasures of Coptic art in the Coptic Museum and churches of Old Cairo / Gawdat Gabra, Marianne Eaton-Krauss.

By: Gabra, GawdatContributor(s): Eaton-Krauss, MarianneMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, [2006]Edition: Supreme Council of Antiquities edDescription: xvi, 283 p. : col. ill, map ; 34 cmISBN: 977424933X; 9789774249334Subject(s): Matḥaf al-Qibṭī (Cairo, Egypt) | Coptic art -- Egypt -- Cairo | Art museums -- Egypt -- Cairo | | Engineering, General May2019DDC classification: 701.94820962
Contents:
History of the Coptic Museum -- Pagan art and Coptic art -- Nilotica -- Pharaonic elements in Cptic art and architecture -- Egyptian monasticism -- Old Testament themes -- Glorification of the holy virgin -- Pilgrimage -- Writing -- The Nag Hammadi library -- Articles of daily life -- Burials -- The church -- Churches of Old Cairo.
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"This book appears in conjunction with the reopening of the renovated and reinstalled Coptic Museum by Hosni Mubarak, President of Egypt, on June 25, 2006, following a lengthy closure in the aftermath of the 1992 earthquake."--Preface, p. ix.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-268) and index.

History of the Coptic Museum -- Pagan art and Coptic art -- Nilotica -- Pharaonic elements in Cptic art and architecture -- Egyptian monasticism -- Old Testament themes -- Glorification of the holy virgin -- Pilgrimage -- Writing -- The Nag Hammadi library -- Articles of daily life -- Burials -- The church -- Churches of Old Cairo.

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