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The Coptic Collection of the Hermitage

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The core of this collection was formed as the result of expeditions to Egypt in 1888/9 and 1897/9 by the Museum Keeper V.G. Bock and by the end of the 19th century it numbered about 4000 items. This total was further increased to 5700 items by acquisitions in the 1920s-1930s. Pride of the collection are some 3300 specimens of Coptic textiles, including some true master-pieces, but the collection also includes over 500 metal pieces, over 100 stone objects, items of glass, ivory, wood and leather, a few paintings, and over 700 papyri and ostraca. The most comprehensive description of the collection is still the pre-war guidebook. Much of the collection still remains to be published. Individual items have been displayed at the permanent Museum exposition and at several temporary exhibitions in Russia and the West over the past 30 years.

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