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Manuscripts (Coptic era and Coptic art of later periods)

Parchment double-leaf with text from the Old Testament (Book of Exodus), probably from Sohag, 7th century AD, 32.8 x 53.8 cm.

Parchment double-leaf with text from the Old Testament (Book of Exodus), probably from Sohag, 7th century AD, 32.8 x 53.8 cm.

© Walters Art Museum, Baltimore
Parchment prayer book, Qasr Elwiz (Nubia), 4th - 6th century AD, 11.6 x 16.5 cm.

Parchment prayer book, Qasr Elwiz (Nubia), 4th - 6th century AD, 11.6 x 16.5 cm.

© Nubia Museum, Aswan

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Material
Paper and parchment | Papyrus | Parchment | Paper
Type
Documents
Details
Paper, parchment or papyrus with Coptic or Arabic text, decorated with geometric designs, biblical scenes or Christian symbols.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Egypt
Period
Coptic era (4th–7th century AD) and Coptic art of later periods