Coptic Art and Archaeology: The Art of the Christian Egyptians

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Professor Alexander Badawy has written and profusely illustrated this rich study of the works of Coptic Egyptians starting in the early Christian period following the Antique and ending with the assimilation of Coptic art into that of Islam. "Coptic Art and Archaeology" is based on extensive archaeological excavations and on researchers' accounts. In developing his thesis on the nature of the Coptic spirit in the arts, Professor Badawy--an archaeologist and art historian--has drawn upon his own firsthand observations plus a ...

Coptic Art and Archaeology: The Art of the Christian Egyptians 1978, MIT Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780262020251

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