Egypt Picture - Gospel Casket

Gospel Casket

Gospel Casket


Sami Mitri


Gospel Casket


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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