Liturgical objects

Coptic Art

COPTIC ART Coptic art is a distinctive art associated with Christianity in Egypt. It is the richest art of the Eastern Christian arts. It appeared in the third or fourth century and began to flourish in the fifth century. Coptic art can only be understood and appreciated in the light of Egypt’s economic and social …

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ORATORY (Latin, oratorium, place of prayer). The term oratory is used in Egypt to designate the small chapel adjoining the monk’s cell for private worship. It is often equipped with a bench in front of the west wall. The most significant part of the oratory is the east wall, which usually features three niches; two …

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