Archaeological museums and collections; Art objects; Egypt - Antiquities; Stone carving; Relief (Art); Matḥaf al-Qiḅtī (Cairo, Egypt)
Artifact from the Coptic Museum in Cairo. The head of a person with long hair and a long goatee is carved into stone. Additional relief, possibly depicting an entrance of some sort, is carved above the head.
Robinson, James McConkey, 1924-; Hedrick, Charles W.; Texts; Palms; Courtyard gardens; Scholars; Nag Hammadi codices; Coptic manuscripts (Papyri); Matḥaf al-Qiḅtī (Cairo, Egypt)
James Robinson holds a page from a Nag Hammadi codex conserved between sheets of plexiglas while standing with Charles Hedrick in the courtyard of the Coptic Museum. The internal structure of the papyrus is visible.
This is the front gate entrance to the Coptic Museum. In the foreground is the excavation of one of the towers of the Roman 'Babylon' just to the right of the entrance gate. The library is the lower building partly in the shade from the center to...