THE MOST FAMOUS STRUCTURAL AND DECORATIVE ARCHES IN COPTIC BUILDINGS, AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL STUDY
The arches represent one of the most important architectural elements in all the buildings of ancient civilizations, their forms varied, their uses varied, and their locations differed within the same facility. For themselves, they took him by his right and paid what he deserved. This was evident in the element of the arch, which made their hands a long way of development, the worst of those who tried after them to catch up with them or imitate them in what they reached, and all this was reflected in the Coptic buildings in Egypt, those that had direct contact with the ancient Egyptian, Roman and Islamic civilizations, as they were contemporary. For a number of great civilizations that rolled on the land of ancient Iraq.