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    • Talus with caves

    • Archaeological sites; Caves; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Talus (Geology)
    • An overview of the part of the talus with caves numbered 102 through 107, 125, and the misplaced slab 104A (now, for safe keeping, in the locked tomb of Thauty, cave number T 73), with superimposed numeration. Two lines mid-photo are reflections...
    • Emmel, Hedrick, and Robinson by caves

    • Caves; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Scholars; Robinson, James McConkey, 1924-; Hedrick, Charles W.; Emmel, Stephen; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Stephen Emmel, Charles Hedrick, and James Robinson by the caves at the base of Jabal al-Ṭārif.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif talus

    • Caves; Cliffs; Deserts - Egypt; Desert soils; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Landscapes; Mountains; Photography of rocks; Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Before excavation, the caves were almost hidden by talus and rubble at the base of Jabal al-Ṭārif, a large cliff on the Nile River near Naj' Ḥammādī. The Nag Hammadi codices were discovered buried in talus, a collection of sediment blown by...
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Talus (Geology); Caves; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • At the foot of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff, located along the Nile River near Naj' Ḥammādī, the entrances to several caves is pictured.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Cliffs; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Talus (Geology); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • The cliff face of Jabal al-Ṭārif, located along the Nile River near Naj' Ḥammādī. Caves appear in the image at the base of the cliff, just above the talus (loose sediment which has settled against the cliff). The caves pictured are T 8, also...
    • Caves at Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Caves; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Talus (Geology); Cliffs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Deserts - Egypt
    • Cave T 8, also called "Psalms cave," on the left and Proskynesis cave on the right. Brush and desert land in the foreground.
    • Ancient Egyptian carvings

    • Stone carving; Paintings; Hieroglyphics; Relief (Art); Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Caves; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Figure of an ancient Egyptian carved into the wall of cave T 66, one of the many caves located at the base of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff. From a Sixth Dynasty tomb.
    • Writings in Psalms cave

    • Caves; Inscriptions; Walls
    • Coptic inscriptions in Psalms cave, also called cave 8 or T8. An inscription on the back reads, "In a cave in cliff, opening lines of OT psalms, Coptic based on LXX, as aide memoire to a monk who inhabited cave in Coptic times (same caves where...
    • Close-up of Egyptian tomb figure Cave T 152

    • Antiquities; Art objects; Caves; Decoration and ornament; Egypt - Antiquities; Egyptians; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Head; Portrait sculpture; Relief (Art); Stone carving; Walls; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Cave T 104A at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Sixth Dynasty Egyptian tomb carved standing figure with partial necklace.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cave

    • Caves; Inscriptions; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Inscriptions of crosses appear in a cave at the base of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff, a large landform on the Nile River near Naj' Ḥammādī.
    • Worn painting on rock in T 66

    • Animals; Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Art objects; Caves; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Hieroglyphics; Paintings; Tombs; Walls; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Painted scene with hieroglyphs in cave T 66, also know as the Sixth Dynasty tomb, at the base of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Tomb of Thauty

    • Caves; Hieroglyphics; Tombs; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt
    • The cave numbered T 73, the tomb of Thauty, the east wall of the north chamber showing the east-west vaulting and, to the right, Thauty at the side of the main entrance to the cave.
    • Psalms inscriptions in cave T 8

    • Inscriptions; Caves; Bible. O.T. Psalms; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Archaeological sites; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Close-up of Coptic inscription in cave T 8, also called Psalms cave, which is located at Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Base of Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Cliffs; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Landscapes; Nature; Photography of rocks; Rocks; Talus (Geology); Stratigraphic correlation; Mountains; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Caves are almost hidden by talus and rubble at the base of Jabal al-Ṭārif, a large cliff on the Nile River near Naj' Ḥammādī. The Nag Hammadi codices were discovered buried in talus, a collection of sediment blown by the wind.
    • Cave T 8 at Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Caves; Inscriptions; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Archaeological sites
    • Overall view of the Coptic inscriptions on a wall inside cave T 8, also called Psalms cave, which is located at the base of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.

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