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Egypt Picture - Gospel Casket


Gospel Casket

Gospel Casket


Photographer:

Sami Mitri

Title:

Gospel Casket

Description:

Rectangular wooden Gospel casket covered with silver sheets embossed with rich foliate ornamentation. The central cross is decorated with glass cabochons; above and below runs a Coptic text from the beginning of the Gospel of John.

Old Cairo; Church of the Virgin Mary (Qasriat Al-Rihan)


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