TITLE

The Coptic Museum in Old Cairo

AUTHOR(S)
Kamil, Jill
PUB. DATE
May 1987
SOURCE
Archaeology;May/Jun87, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the Coptic Museum, the youngest major museum in Cairo, Egypt. Development of a distinctive but highly diverse art inspired by classical, Egyptian and Near Eastern sources; Description of the old wing of the museum; Two main sources of Coptic art; Persistence of ancient Egyptian symbolism in Early Christian art.
ACCESSION #
10976269

 

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