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Four Coptic Fragments

Auction:
2884B
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2884B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 13, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Four Coptic Fragments, Egypt, 6th/7th century, mounted on linen, 6 in. x 11 in., 6 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in., 4 1/2 in. x 9 in., and 10 in. x 12 in.
Estimate $500-700


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Egypt, Christianity in Africa, Christianity in Egypt, Coptic, Coptic alphabet, Coptic art, Coptic language, Coptic Orthodox Church, Coptic people, Copts, Papyrus 6, Religion in Egypt

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