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Polycandelon with Crosses Date: century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: Ht. with chain 14 in. of plate: 10 Interior Design History, High Middle Ages, Candle Lamp, Candles, Medieval Life, Byzantine Art, Grand Palais, Glass Vessel, Art Object

Polycandelon with Crosses | Byzantine | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date: 500–700. Culture: Byzantine. Medium: Copper alloy. Dimensions: Ht. with chain 14 in. (35.5cm)Diam. of plate: 10 7/16 (26.5cm). Classification: Metal...

Crosses painted in one of the tombs at Deir al-Barsha History Class, Crosses, Egypt, Christian, Book, Interior, Shape, Indoor, Interiors

Christian Antinoopolis (Antinoe, or Ansina) and its Environs

Christian Antinoopolis (Antinoe, or Ansina) and its Environs

Bread stamp with fish decoration KM 88674 Coptic (c. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Roman Food, Story Of The World, Prehistory, Byzantine, Christians, Banquet, Ceramic Pottery

Decorative stamps, such as these showing fish, were used to mark bread loaves before baking in a communal oven. They raise complicated questions about identifying people's beliefs through archaeological remains. Fish carried many symbolic meanings for both pagans and Christians, and the people using these stamps may have been either. The hook depicted at the top of the stamp to the right suggests that line fishing was a common method in the area.

Early Coptic Text at the Church of Abu Hinnis Egypt, Saints, Christian, History, Book, Historia, Book Illustrations, Christians, Books

The Christian Village of Dair Abu Hinnis and the Churches of Saint John the Short

The Christian Village of Dair Abu Hinnis and the Churches of Saint John the Short in Egypt

White Monastery The White Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery named after Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite. It is located near the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag, and about four kilometers south. Egyptian, Abandoned, Taj Mahal, City, Building, Travel, Book, Left Out, Viajes

White Monastery - Wikimapia

White Monastery The White Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery named after Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite. It is located near the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag, and about four kilometers south...

Model for Great Church (Temple of Divus Romulus) Temple, Mansions, Architecture, House Styles, Book, Model, Inspiration, Home Decor, Art

Model for Great Church (Temple of Divus Romulus)

White monastery - Reused Pharaonic Blocks, Western Staircase of Church Hardwood Floors, Flooring, Stairways, Reuse, Abandoned, Book, Projects, Home Decor, Wood Floor Tiles

White monastery - Reused Pharaonic Blocks, Western Staircase of Church

Cell in Scetis: Upper left: A room in monastic residence A, with pottery remains in situ, at the time of excavation. Upper right: A latrine in monastic residence A. Lower left: Detail of latrine, with seat made of petrified wood. Lower right: Wall painting fragments showing the figure of a saint. Petrified Wood, Firewood, Abandoned, Pottery, Detail, Book, Wall, Crafts, Painting

Cell in Scetis: Upper left: A room in monastic residence A, with pottery remains in situ, at the time of excavation. Upper right: A latrine in monastic residence A. Lower left: Detail of latrine, with seat made of petrified wood. Lower right: Wall painting fragments showing the figure of a saint.

Monastery of al-Baramus (Deir al-Baramus, Monastery of the Romans) At Wadi al-Natrun in Egypt Virgin Mary, Romans, Egypt, Saints, History, Geo, Exterior, Egyptian, Pintura

The Relics of Saint Moses the Ethiopian in Nitria

The Paromeos Monastery, also known as Baramos Monastery, is a Coptic Orthodox monastery located in the Nitrian Desert. It is the most northern monastery among the four current monasteries of Scetes, about 4 km north of the Monastery of Saint Pishoy. The name Paromeos is derived from the Coptic Pa-Romeos, which means that of the Romans. Ecclesiastically, the monastery is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and carries her name. It was founded c. 335 A.D. by Saint Macarius the Great. Beside Saint…