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Coptic artlocked

  • Lucy-Anne Hunt,
  • Hero Granger-Taylor
  •  and Dominic Montserrat

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A disputed term adopted by art historians to denote early and medieval Christian art in Egypt as well as art undertaken for pagan patrons in Late Roman and Early Christian Egypt. ‘Copt’ derives from the pharaonic name for Egypt via the Greek aigyptos and the Arabic ...

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