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Rites and Rituals of the Coptic Orthodox Church

Dictionary of Coptic Orthodox Church Terms and Terminology

Artophorion

 

* The artophorion, literally "the box of the holy Communion," is a vessel made usually of silver, or thick glass in poor churches, it is circular in shape and has a lid measuring about 3 inches in diameter. Its height is about 1.5 inches.

* It is called "Ciborium," or the Box of the holy Communion," enclosing the Holy Communion, to be given to the sick and prisoners.

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