Site identified by Jean Doresse's pictures as the site of the find. The arrow points to the position under the fallen boulder that Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān identified as the site of his discovery.
Art objects; Christian art and symbolism; Clergy - Clothing; Clergy; Coptic Church. Patriarch; Portraits; Priests
This is a portrait of an elderly Anba Basilios, a Coptic priest who was born in al-Qaṣr and died in Dishnā in 1966.
"Dechneh" was referenced in multiple writings by Dr. James M. Robinson, such as in The Biblical Archaeologist, Vol. 42, No. 4,...