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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Talus rubble from landslide

    • Deserts - Egypt; Talus (Geology); Rocks;
    • Talus around Jabal al-Ṭārif at a site of the season 1 dig that is southeast of where cave T 75, also called the hieroglyph cave, is covered by landslide.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Deserts - Egypt; Desert soils; Rocks; Robinson, Anita Weisbrod; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Anita Robinson stands at the foot of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff, where the Nag Hammadi codices were found. Jabal al-Ṭārif is located along the Nile River near the Egyptian town of Naj' Ḥammādī.
    • 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...
    • View from Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Roads; Deserts; Desert soils; Rocks; Landscapes; Nature; Automobiles; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Landscapes - Egypt
    • The view from Jabal al-Ṭārif. Two vehicles are visible at the base of the hill and trees are visible in the distance.
    • Scholars at Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Caves; Scholars; Rocks; Pebbles; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Two Nag Hammadi scholars lean into a cave opening at Jabal al-Ṭārif.
    • Illegal excavation in Greco-Roman cemetery at Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Cemeteries; Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Rocks; Cliffs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Archaeological sites
    • A chunk missing from the bottom of the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff shows evidence of illegal excavation in Greco-Roman cemetery where the Nag Hammadi codices were found in a jar. It is believed that Gnostic monks hid the texts in the cave as a legacy for...
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Mountains; Landscapes; Photography of rocks; Talus (Geology); Cemeteries; Cliffs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff and surrounding desert landscape, with a cemetery in sand at the foot of the cliff where codices were found.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Cliffs; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Landscapes; Nature; Photography of rocks; Rocks; Talus (Geology); Stratigraphic correlation; Mountains; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff, a large landform on the Nile River where the Nag Hammadi codices were discovered.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff

    • Cliffs; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Landscapes; Nature; Photography of rocks; Rocks; Talus (Geology); Stratigraphic correlation; Mountains; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff, a large landform on the Nile River where the Nag Hammadi codices were discovered.
    • 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)
    • 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.

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