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Alb Sleeve of Satin
Alb Sleeve of Satin

This sleeve is made of satin and adorned with pictures of two saints. It is usually worn over the alb to cover the priest's arms during the Mass.

Sleeve

Board with Ebony Panels
Board with Ebony Panels

A decorated wooden board with carved adornment that consists of three panels inlaid with ivory and ebony. The lowest panel is the largest. The panels are grouped together, decorated and they are all inlaid with ivory and ebony.

Slab

Board with Nine Panels
Board with Nine Panels

A board divided into nine panels and decorated with geometrical designs interlaced with floral designs. Some of the panels are adorned with swastika within lozenge. Other panels are decorated with five-pointed stars encompassing interlaced floral patterns.

Slab

Book of Four Gospels
Book of Four Gospels

This book contains the four Gospels in two columns and the Dallal of the Coptic year seasons.

Manuscript

Book of Lections of the Jonah Fast and Lent
Book of Lections of the Jonah Fast and Lent

This Katamarus, or Dallal, contains the lections of the Jonah Fast and Lent. It is written in Arabic and has a modern red cover of hard paper.

Manuscript

Book of Psalms of the Old Testament
Book of Psalms of the Old Testament

This is the Book of Psalms of the Old Testament. In addition to the psalms, it contains collections of Ibn El-Assal and the story of Chaste Susanna.

Manuscript

Book of the Holy Pascha
Book of the Holy Pascha

In the Book of the Holy Pascha, the word Pascha means Passover. It contains the readings for the last week of Lent, which is also called Passion Week.

Manuscript

Brass Candle Stand
Brass Candle Stand

A brass candle stand with a bell shaped base on which there is a band of inscription saying, "Mortmain of Sheikh Ahmad el-Bagam at the abode of Sidi Radwan in the city of Ibiar." It is noticeable that this candle stand is devoid of any decoration except the band of inscription on the base.

Candlestick

Brass Candlestick
Brass Candlestick

A candlestick that is formed of a long neck and a conical base. The neck is formed of pieces of carefully formed tubes and rings that have been welded together. Their decorative elements are similar to the decorations on the base. The candlestick bears an inscription saying that it was dedicated to a mosque.

Candlestick

Brazier in Five Pieces
Brazier in Five Pieces

A brazier made in five pieces, it has a lobed, alternately concave and convex body, while on the rim there are wavy embossed designs. In the hollow part of the body there is a container for the burning coals. The container has two handles. The container, which is decorated with oval medallions, has a lid with two handles and a metal chain.

Torch

Bronze Utensil for Holding Oil
Bronze Utensil for Holding Oil

This small bronze utensil, with a protruding body and a narrow mouth, was used to keep oils. The handle was made by hammering, but the hilt was fabricated by being poured into a mold.

Jug

Candlestick of Senan Basha
Candlestick of Senan Basha

The candlestick is made of brass. It is from the Mosque of Al-Sayida Aisha. It consists of a short, round neck. It is decorated by two hollowed circles.

Candlestick

Candlestick of Soliman Al-Khadim
Candlestick of Soliman Al-Khadim

Brass candelstick, coated with gold, Minister Soliman Basha Al-Khadim endowed this brass candlestick to the Citadel Mosque of Sariat Al-Gabel.

Candlestick

Censer with Open Work
Censer with Open Work

A censer that was used to dissemminate sweet smoke from the burning of aromatic substances. It is formed in two parts, the container for the aromatic material and the brazier, which held the burning coals. The censer is the upper part; it is in the shape of a dome with a rounded top. The brazier is supported on three legs and is connected with the censer by a metal hinge.

Censer

Ceramic Tiles Including One with Dragons
Ceramic Tiles Including One with Dragons

A group of 14 complete hexagonal ceramic tiles and 13 parts of tiles are decorated with blue drawings on a white background. All but two have drawings of leaves and flowers.

Tile

Ceramic Tiles with Roses
Ceramic Tiles with Roses

A group of hexagonal ceramic tiles colored blue under a transparent glaze are decorated with various plants.

Tile

Chalice Ark
Chalice Ark

This almost-square box is known as a chalice ark. It has pictures on all four sides and Coptic and Arabic inscriptions.

Receptacle / Vessel

Coffee Pot with Four Lines of Naskh Inscription
Coffee Pot with Four Lines of Naskh Inscription

A copper jug used for making coffee; the coffee was boiled in the jug then poured into porcelain cups. The jug has a long handle that extends from the upper rim to near the base. There is a spout through which the coffee was poured. Four lines of Naskh inscription decorate the body.

Ewer

Collection of Islamic Golden Coins
Collection of Islamic Golden Coins

A collection of Islamic golden coins were struck in various cities around the Islamic world. These particular dinars are dated to Umayyad, Abbasid, Fatimid and Mamluk periods.

Coin

Copper Tray With Plant Decorations
Copper Tray With Plant Decorations

A copper tray with a slightly prominent edge includes plant decorations in the middle. The decorations consist mainly of a drawing of a small flabellate rose surrounded by branches and leaves of plants.

Dish

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