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Cairo museum displays Egypt’s ancient Coptic textiles

The Egyptian Textile Museum’s latest exhibition, "God is Love," offers several rare early Coptic textiles just in time for Coptic Christmas.
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CAIRO — The Egyptian Textile Museum, an Ottoman-style building located at the heart of Islamic Cairo, pays homage to the country’s Christian heritage by displaying rare and ancient Coptic textiles that date from the fourth to seventh centuries CE.

The exhibition, titled “God is Love,” opened Jan. 2 in anticipation of the Coptic Christmas, which is celebrated on Jan. 7. The exhibition will run until March.

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