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Reliefs and icons - Wooden panels (Coptic era and Coptic art of later periods)

Lion attacking an antelope wooden relief, Aphroditopolis (Kom Ishqaw), 6th - 7th century AD, 35.2 x 26.3 cm.

Lion attacking an antelope wooden relief, Aphroditopolis (Kom Ishqaw), 6th - 7th century AD, 35.2 x 26.3 cm.

© Coptic Museum, Cairo
Tempera icon showing the Holy Family, 19th century AD, 84 x 55.5 x 1 cm.

Tempera icon showing the Holy Family, 19th century AD, 84 x 55.5 x 1 cm.

© Coptic Museum, Cairo / Sandro Vannini

Notice

Material
Wood
Type
Paintings
Details
Reliefs decorated with carved human and animal figures, floral designs and/or scenery. Icons painted with mainly biblical scenes and saints.
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