Art objects; Christian art and symbolism; Clergy - Clothing; Clergy; Coptic Church. Patriarch; Portraits; Priests
This is a portrait of an elderly Anba Basilios, a Coptic priest who was born in al-Qaṣr and died in Dishnā in 1966.
"Dechneh" was referenced in multiple writings by Dr. James M. Robinson, such as in The Biblical Archaeologist, Vol. 42, No. 4,...
Archaeological museums and collections; Art objects; Egypt - Antiquities; Stone carving; Relief (Art); Matḥaf al-Qiḅtī (Cairo, Egypt)
Artifact from the Coptic Museum in Cairo. The head of a person with long hair and a long goatee is carved into stone. Additional relief, possibly depicting an entrance of some sort, is carved above the head.