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    • Aerial view of the Nile River valley and the Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Aerial photographs; Nile River; Deserts - Egypt; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Al Qaṣr (Egypt)
    • Naj' Ḥammādī itself is on the left bank, on the sout-west side of the large bend of the Nile River. Al-Qaṣr (Chenoboskeia) is on the right bank, half-way down the large bend. Just north of al-Qaṣr, the light area indicates the arid,...
    • Hedrick at Al Qaṣr

    • Al Qaṣr (Egypt); Scholars; Hedrick, Charles W.; Deserts - Egypt; Monasteries; Archaeological surveying; Men's clothing; Women
    • Charles Hedrick bends down to look closely at something on the ground at Al Qaṣr. A woman stands in the background.
    • 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.
    • Nile River oasis

    • Animals; Children; Deserts - Egypt; Egyptians; Nature; Nile River; Plants; Trees
    • Child rides a donkey on a path near oasis. Lush greenery and plants fill the scene, and mountains appear in the background. An inscription on the back reads, "Oasis created by bend in Nile near Chenoboskion with Gebel et-Tarif in background." A...
    • House near dig

    • Antiques; Buildings; Animals; Brick walls; Doorways; Deserts - Egypt; Trees;
    • A brick house with several stories built nearby the Nag Hammadi dig site. Animals are seen outside in the dirt streets.
    • Worn surface from Cave T 66

    • Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Caves; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Hieroglyphics; Tombs; Stone; Walls; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Close-up of bottom of worn Sixth Dynasty tomb hieroglyphs from Cave T 66 at the base of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Stone with hieroglyphs at T 104A

    • Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Desert soils; Deserts; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Hieroglyphics; Inscriptions; Photography of rocks; Talus (Geology); Texts; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj'...
    • Cave T 104A at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Wider perspective of seven rows of Sixth Dynasty hieroglyphs on a single stone among talus.
    • Close-up of worn painting Cave T 66

    • Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Walls; Stone; Paintings; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Paintings
    • Close-up of right side of painted scene with hieroglyphs in Sixth Dynasty tomb Cave T 66 at the base of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Detail of worn painting Cave T 66

    • Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Paintings; Stone; Tombs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Paintings
    • Close-up of worn Sixth Dynasty tomb hieroglyphs from Cave T 66 at the base of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Excavation site at Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Rocks; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • A hole that has been excavated by the Nag Hammadi team. Measuring devices are seen inside the hole for size comparison.
    • Workers making bricks in Naj' Ḥammādī

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Bricks; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Men mold bricks with their hands in the Naj' Ḥammādī desert of Egypt around Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Crosses painted in cave T 65

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Caves; Crosses; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Red paintings of crosses appear on the walls of cave T 65 at the base of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff, a large landform on the Nile River near Nag Hammadi.
    • Digging in rocky desert

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Hammond, Philip C.; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Philip Hammond with other Nag Hammadi diggers in the rocky desert below Jabal al-Ṭārif work on a stone trench area. This was taken during season one of the dig.
    • Rocky desert near Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Nag Hammadi dig workers and visitors on the rocky desert below Jabal al-Ṭārif.
    • Workers sift debris from T 8

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Egyptian workers sift through rocks and rubble for artifacts from cave t 8, also called Psalms cave, located at the base of Jabal al-Ṭārif.
    • Rocky desert near Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Nag Hammadi dig workers and visitors on the rocky desert below Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Rocky desert near Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Archaeological sites; Talus (Geology)
    • Nag Hammadi dig workers and visitors on the rocky desert below Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliffs and talus

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • The Nag Hammadi codices were discovered in a jar buried in the large rock behind these talus, a collection of sediment blown by the wind, around the base of Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff and surrounding desert

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Cliffs and desert of Jabal al-Ṭārif, a large landform on the Nile River where the Nag Hammadi codices were discovered.
    • Nag Hammadi diggers at the site of the discovery

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Robinson, James McConkey, 1924-; Säve-Söderbergh, Torgny,...
    • Sadi Hassan Afani, James Robinson, and Torgny Säve-Söderbergh search a pile of stones at the Nag Hammadi discovery site.

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