Coptic Christian illustration in modern mount: The VIrgin Mary, the Fountain of LIfe. The following small Coptic Christian paintings were seen at an exhibition in Paphos, Cyprus, in 2009. Each had been lovingly mounted behind card, and devout legends added in Greek, English and Arabic. The origin of the originals was uncertain, but they had been given to a Christian charity who exhibited them to the public for a few days.
A BAPTISMAL ceremony for an Egyptian child at a Saint Mark's Christian Coptic Orthodox Church. While holding under the arms, the High Priest faced the baby towards the West. The child was then immersed into the baptismal font and lifted three times to complete the ritual.