Coptic Churches of Egypt

Name of text:

Coptic Churches of Egypt

Author of text: Alfred J. Butler
Date of text: 1884
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Abu-‘s-Sifain Church now called St. Mercurius Church
Type of structure in text: Church
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Egypt
Region in text:
City in text: Cairo
Specific place of mosaic in text: Panel on balcony
Description of mosaic in text:

Balcony faced with a panel inlaid with elaborate mosaics, pulpit has minute mosaic of coloured marble and shell-pearl.

Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

Butler, Alfred J., The Ancient Coptic Churches of Egypt, 2 vols(Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1884), vol. 1, p. 109

Comments: NB  No glass.

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