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  • All fields: Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt
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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Postcard of a brick structure, Egypt

    • Bricks; Structures; Landscapes; Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Landscapes - Egypt
    • Ruins of a brick structure in the Egyptian desert. This postcard was made from a photograph by James Robinson and his family.
    • View of Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff from local lake

    • Desert landscape architecture; Deserts - Egypt; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Landscapes; Landscapes - Egypt; Plants; Trees; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Scenic shot of desert lake oasis with Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff in background. Buildings can be seen against the backdrop of the mountains.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Pbow ruins at Fāw Qiblī

    • Church buildings; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Coptic Church; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Ruins; Egyptians; Monasteries; Fāw Qiblī (Egypt); Landscapes - Egypt
    • Ruins of a Pachomian monastery in the ancient village of Pbow (or Pabau), now the modern town Fāw Qiblī. Known particularly for its architecture, the monastery's ruins have been only partially covered by sediment over time. Townspeople and...
    • Pbow ruins at Fāw Qiblī

    • Church buildings; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Coptic Church; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Ruins; Fāw Qiblī (Egypt)
    • Ruins of a Pachomian monastery in the ancient village of Pbow (or Pabau), now the modern town Fāw Qiblī. Known particularly for its architecture, the monastery's ruins have been only partially covered by sediment over time. Townspeople and modern...
    • Cave numbered T 8

    • Archaeological methods & practice; Caves; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Men's clothing; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt
    • The cave numbered T 8, the "Psalms Cave". Sifting through the debris for Byzantine coins.
    • Postcard of Egyptian ruins

    • Structures; Deserts - Egypt; Bricks; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Rocks
    • Ruins of a brick structure in the Egyptian desert. This postcard was made from a photograph by James Robinson and his family.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Caves; Cliffs; Deserts - Egypt; Desert soils; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Landscapes; Mountains; Photography of rocks; 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.
    • Excavating the "Psalms Cave"

    • Archaeological methods & practice; Caves; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Men's clothing; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt
    • Many men work on the excavation of the cave numbered T 8, the "Psalms Cave".
    • Tomb hieroglyphs Cave T 152

    • Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Hieroglyphics; Stone carving; Texts; Tombs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Seven rows of Sixth Dynasty tomb hieroglyphs in Cave T 104A at Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.

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