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    • Man in desert

    • Deserts; Cliffs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Deserts - Egypt; Portraits; Clothing and dress - Egypt
    • An unidentified member of the Nag Hammadi excavation poses for a picture below the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff, the discovery site of the codices.
    • Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān

    • Cliffs; Deserts - Egypt; Dwellings; Egyptians; Headgear; Men's clothing; Al Qaṣr (Egypt); Deserts - Egypt; Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Egyptian identified as Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān, the man who discovered the Nag Hammadi codices, poses for photograph with Naj' Ḥammādī town in background.
    • 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' Ḥammādī...
    • Cave T 104A at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Wider perspective of seven rows of Sixth Dynasty hieroglyphs on a single stone among talus.
    • 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.
    • Robinson and others at foot of cliff

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Robinson, James McConkey, 1924-; Scholars; Cliffs; Talus (Geology)
    • James Robinson and two others stand at the foot of a cliff in the talus near the Nag Hammadi dig location.
    • 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.
    • 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 the...
    • 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.
    • Church on the Nile

    • Desert landscape architecture; Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Landscapes; Nile River; Plants; Trees; Church buildings
    • A spire stands high above a religious building near the Nag Hammadi dig. Water and plants are seen in the foreground.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Ḥamrah Dūm

    • Cities and towns; Deserts - Egypt; Desert landscape architecture; Landscapes; Landscapes - Egypt; Ḥamrah Dūm (Egypt)
    • Ḥamrah Dūm seen from the site of the discovery of the Nag Hammadi codices at the foot of the Jabal al-Ṭārif. The white house where James Robinson was arrested is seen in the distance.
    • Sifting debris from a cave

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Nag Hammadi sift through debris from the caves during the dig.
    • Mouth of Cave T 152

    • Archaeological surveying; Caves; Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Hieroglyphics; Antiquities; Art objects; Stone carving; Stone doorways; Tombs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Paintings
    • Face of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff and the opening of cave T 152 and talus.
    • Nile and rocky cliffs of Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Desert landscape architecture; Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Landscapes; Landscapes - Egypt; Nile River; Plants; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Trees
    • Scenic shot of desert Nile oasis with Jabal al-Ṭārif cliffs in background. Buildings can be seen against the backdrop of the mountains.
    • Nag Hammadi excavation group

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Scholars; Habachi, Labib, 1906-1984; Portraits, Group; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Several Nag Hammadi dig workers and visitors, including Labib Habachi (in middle with bandage), at Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • 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, 1914-1998
    • Sadi Hassan Afani, James Robinson, and Torgny Säve-Söderbergh search a pile of stones at the Nag Hammadi discovery site.
    • Hieroglyphics on rock by Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Talus (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Hieroglyphics discovered during the Nag Hammadi dig on a rock near Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.

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