Research at the California Academy of Sciences

For More Information on Coptic Textiles:

Atiya, Aziz S.
A History of Eastern Christianity. Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1980.

Badawy, Alexander
Coptic Art and Archaeology: The Art of Christian Egyptians from the Late Antique to the Middle Ages. MIT Press, Cambridge, 1978.

Baginski, Alisa and Amalia Tidhar
Textiles from Egypt: 4th-13th Centuries C.E. L.A. Mayer Memorial Institute for Islamic Art, Jerusalem, 1980.

Carroll, Diane Lee
Looms and Textiles of the Copts: First Millennium Egyptian Textiles in the Carl Austin Rietz Collection of the California Academy of Sciences. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, 1988.

Friedman, Florence D.
Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Copts in the 2nd to 7th Centuries A.D. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1989.

Hondelink, H. (ed.)
Coptic Art and Culture. Shouhdy Publishing House, Cairo, 1990.

Kamil, Jill
Coptic Egypt: History & Guide. The American University in Cairo Press, Cairo, 1990.

Thompson, Deborah
Coptic Textiles in the Brooklyn Museum. The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, 1971.

Thomas, Thelma K.
Textiles from Medieval Egypt, A.D. 300-1300. The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, 1990.


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