Coptic Textile of St. Joseph

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 31 August 2017

This Coptic linen textile spun from wool depicts scenes from the life of St. Joseph, including images of a horseman, four warriors, animals, a grapevine, a bird, and a running warrior holding a spear. Egypt, c. 300-700 CE. (Pushkin Museum, Moscow.)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2017, August 31). Coptic Textile of St. Joseph. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7147/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James B. "Coptic Textile of St. Joseph." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 31, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7147/.

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Wiener, James B. "Coptic Textile of St. Joseph." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 31 Aug 2017. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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