Coptic museum

The Coptic Museum in Cairo is located inside the remains of the Roman Fort of Babylon. The museum is in Maser El Qadema locality in focal Cairo, a region which is loaded with houses of prayer and Coptic Churches, for example, the acclaimed Church of St Barbara and the hanging Church.

Portraits and Stone Section

The stone accumulation contains a ton of tempra style stone illustrations. The second piece of this section contains a colossal gathering of beautifully-enlivened stone capitals that were gathered from religious communities and places of worship from all over the Egypt. These stone were brought from Copts from various areas around Egypt and were then reused to assemble Coptic structures.

Metal Section

This section contains a lot of silver and gold Coptic coins. The majority of these coins were transported from White Monastery in Sohag. There’s additionally a great deal of illustrations that were carved on different valuable metals.

Wood Section

The absence of good wood was dependably the greatest obstruction that confronted wooden crafting in Egypt. Be that as it may, the Egyptian imported wood since the times of the Pharos and the Copt specialists utilized various types of woods like acacia, sycamore, lebbakh and tamarisk to deliver their specialty.

Ivory Section

Amid the Greek period of the Egyptian history, Alexandria was a noteworthy trade purpose of ivory in the entire world. However, by the seasons of the Roman standard in Egypt Persia turned into the most vital focal point for the ivory trade.

Coptic Writings Section

This is a standout amongst the most intriguing sections of the Coptic Museum as it contains books of scriptures that were written in the eleventh and the thirteenth Century on deerskin in the Coptic and Arabic dialects. There is likewise a fascinating wooden sickle cell which was utilized to hold the Bible and which returns to the fourteenth and fifteenth Century.

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