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ONE GOD - Abraham's Legacy on the Nile
Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Egypt from Antiquity until the Middle Ages

02.04.2015 to 13.09.2015
Bode-Museum

In Egypt, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam share a very long common history. 'ONE GOD - Abraham's Legacy on the Nile' takes a closer look at the religious life and day-to-day coexistence of the three faith communities in Egypt, from the time of the Romans all the way up to the Fatimid caliphate in the 12th century. The exhibition shows that much can be learned from archaeological finds that reflect the largely peaceful coexistence of the world religions over the course of many centuries, especially when viewed in today's political climate.

Panel painting of Apa Abraham
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst / Markus Hilbich

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Background information: Selected objects of the exhibition (PDF, German only)

Hintergrundinformationen: Texte zu den Highlight-Objekten