Illustrations from Coptic Egyptian and Nubian Sources

St. George, fighting a dragon, Coptic textile, 4th-5th Century AD, Christie's, London
St. George on foot fighting a dragon, Coptic textile, 4th-5th Century AD, Christie's, London
A Negro on a Coptic Textile, 5-6th century AD, Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Fribourg
Warriors, Coptic textile, 5-6th century AD, Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Fribourg
Byzantine soldiers on the Throne of Archbishop Maximian of Ravenna, Byzantine or Coptic, 545-553AD
St Theodore, Icon from the Monastery of St Catherine, Mt Sinai, Coptic, 6th-century
Coptic Egyptian Carved Limestone Relief of Horse and Camel Riders, 6th century, Coptic Museum, inv. 8001, Cairo
Coptic Textile Roundel with Mounted Warriors and a Lion, 6-7th century AD, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; 90.5.16
A battle between Arabs, Persians and Ethiopians. Coptic textile fragment, Egypt, late 6th or early 7th century, Musee des Tissus, Lyon, France
A battle between Arabs, Persians and Ethiopians. Coptic textile fragment, Egypt, late 6th or early 7th century, Louvre, Lyon, France
St Philotheos, Warrior Saint, AntinoŽ, Egypt, 1st half of 7th century
Coptic, Byzantine, Syrian or Arab Cavalryman on a Coptic Textile, Egypt, 7th century, Textile Museum, Washington
'Victorious Emperor', Coptic-Byzantine Ivory Relief, 7th century. The Walters Art Museum
The Sacrifice of Jephthah's Daughter - Coptic Icon in the Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai, Egypt
Coptic, Byzantine, Syrian or Arab Horse Archer on a Coptic Textile, Egypt, 7th century, Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Washington
Egyptian, Syrian or Arab Horse Archers on a Textile, Egypt or Syria, 7th-8th century, State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
Mythological Scenes, Coptic textile, Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Fribourg
A Horsearcher, Coptic textile
A Nubian Warrior Saint, Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, 8th-century, National Museum Warsaw
Archangel Gabriel with sword, Nubia. Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, Sudan, 8th-century, Polish National Museum no. 234038MN
Martyrdom of St. Pteleme, Egypt, 9th century-early 10th century, Pierpont Morgan Library MS. M.581
St. Theodore, Coptic, Fayum, Egypt, Morgan MS. M.0613, after Dec. 31, 867AD
St. Menas, Nubian, 9th-10th centuries AD. British Library Ms, Or. 6805, folio 10r
Fresco from Faras Cathedral, 'Deposition of Christ from the Cross', 10th century AD, Nubian
Nubian Warrior Saint. Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, Sudan, 10th-century, Sudan National Museum
Nubia and the Sudan in Armies of the Caliphates 862-1098 by David Nicolle & Graham Turner
Archangel Michael, Nubia. Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, Sudan, Second half of the 10th century, Polish National Museum
Fresco fragments, Church of ʿAbd Allāh Nirqi, St. Mercurius, late 10th-early 11th centuries AD, Nubian, Sudan National Museum, Khartoum
St. Theodore Stratelites as a cavalryman, Coptic fresco, Church of ‛Abd Allāh Nirqi, Nubia, early 11th century, Sudan National Museum
Coptic fresco of St. Phiobammon as a cavalryman, Church of ‛Abd Allāh Nirqi, Nubia, early 11th century, Sudan National Museum
Saint Merkurios, Nubia. Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, Sudan, 11th century, Polish National Museum no. 149672MN
Fatimid rider and four warriors, Coptic textile, Egypt, 11th century, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
Coptic Priest on a Plate, Fatimid Egypt, 1050-1100AD, Victoria and Albert Museum
Illustrations from a Coptic Gospel, Damietta, Egypt, BibliothŤque nationale de France, Cote Copte 13, 1179-80AD
Nubian Warrior Martyr. Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, Sudan, 12th-13th centuries, Sudan National Museum
Parchment depicting warrior saints, Nubian, Qasr Ibrim, Egypt, 12th-13th centuries
Wood a carving of a warrior on horseback carrying a lance, Qasr Ibrim, Nubian, Egypt, 12th-13th centuries
Coptic-Arabic Gospel, Institut Catholique, Paris, Ms. Copte-Arabe 1, 1249-50 AD

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