The Treasures of Coptic Art

250 EGP In stock

Egypt’s Coptic Church is one of the oldest in the world, with a cultural tradition dating back two millennia, during which time churches have been built and a variety of distinctive art forms have flourished. The world’s largest and most exquisite collection of Coptic artifacts is now housed in the Coptic Museum, founded in Old Cairo in 1908. Here for ... more on AUC Press

Buy it from AUC Press
(0)
Report

Product Details

  • The best price of The Treasures of Coptic Art by AUC Press in Egypt is 250 EGP
  • Available payment methods are
    E-Payment
  • Delivery fees are 16-40 EGP
  • Similar products to The Treasures of Coptic Art are sold at Jumia, AUC Press, Alef Bookstores, Diwan with prices starting at 43 EGP
  • The first appearance of this product was on Apr 17, 2014
  • Amongst similar products of The Treasures of Coptic Art the cheapest price is 43 EGP from Jumia

AUC Press's Description

Egypt’s Coptic Church is one of the oldest in the world, with a cultural tradition dating back two millennia, during which time churches have been built and a variety of distinctive art forms have flourished. The world’s largest and most exquisite collection of Coptic artifacts is now housed in the Coptic Museum, founded in Old Cairo in 1908. Here for the first time, in this lavishly illustrated book, more than one hundred of the greatest treasures of the Coptic Museum have been beautifully photographed to present an overview of this rich artistic heritage. Objects from churches and monasteries across Egypt include some of the finest examples of Coptic icons, stelae, sculptures, wall paintings, wooden altar screens, metal crosses, censers, liturgical implements and vestments, chandeliers, and bible caskets. Besides being objects of great craftsmanship and beauty, these artifacts, which range in date from the third to the nineteenth centuries, represent indispensable material for the study of the origins and development of Coptic art, as well as its relations with the ancient Egyptian, Byzantine, and Islamic traditions. Textiles, ceramics, terracotta, ivory and bone carvings, and documents (including the famous Nag Hammadi Gnostic library from the fourth century, one of the most valuable collections of papyri in the world) provide invaluable insights into the economic and social life of Egypt over the past two thousand years. In addition to objects from the Coptic Museum, this book also includes photographs of surrounding churches, some of Egypt’s oldest, that illustrate the architectural legacy of the Copts. The accompanying text and captions provide a description of Coptic civilization in general and Coptic art in particular.

Reviews

    No reviews exist yet for this product.

    Similar Products

    ProductStorePricePayment methodsDelivery timeFees
    Macmillan McGraw-Hill Treasures: A Reading/language Arts Program. grade 1
    Macmillan McGraw-Hill Treasures: A Reading...
    Store:JumiaPrice: 43 EGPPayment methodsCash on DeliveryCredit CardE-PaymentDelivery time: 2-5 day(s) Fees : 15 EGP Buy it
    Treasures: A Reading/language Arts Program. grade 6
    Treasures: A Reading/language Arts Program...
    Store:JumiaPrice: 72 EGPPayment methodsCash on DeliveryCredit CardE-PaymentDelivery time: 2-5 day(s) Fees : 15 EGP Buy it
    Treasures of Coptic Art
    Treasures of Coptic Art
    Store:AUC PressPrice: 100 EGPPayment methodsE-PaymentDelivery time: N/A Fees : 16-40 EGP Buy it
    400 Wood Boxes: The Fine Art of Containment & Concealment (500 Series)
    400 Wood Boxes: The Fine Art of Containmen...
    Store:Alef BookstoresPrice: 145 EGPPayment methodsCash on DeliveryCredit CardDelivery time: 2-7 day(s) Fees : N/A Buy it
    Treasures of Coptic Art: In the Museum and Churches of Old Cairo
    Treasures of Coptic Art: In the Museum and...
    Store:DiwanPrice: 300 EGPPayment methodsCash on DeliveryCredit CardDelivery time: 1-3 day(s) Fees : 15 EGP Buy it
    The Treasures of Coptic ArtThe Treasures of Coptic Art





    ... or add to a new wish list.