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  • All fields: excavation
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    • First season of the excavation

    • Portraits, Group; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Nordström, Hans-Åke; Robinson, James McConkey, 1924-; Säve-Söderbergh, Torgny, 1914-1998; Emmel, Stephen
    • First season of the excavation at the Jabal al-Ṭārif. From left to right: (seated), Hans-Åke Nordström, James M. Robinson (principal American director), Torgny Säve-Söderbergh (field director), Stephen Emmel; (standing), C. Wilfrid Griggs, Mahmoud...
    • 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...
    • The Coptic Museum and excavation site

    • Exhibition buildings; Libraries; Museums; Gates; Gardens; Excavations (Archaeology); Matḥaf al-Qiḅtī (Cairo, Egypt)
    • This is the front gate entrance to the Coptic Museum. In the foreground is the excavation of one of the towers of the Roman 'Babylon' just to the right of the entrance gate. The library is the lower building partly in the shade from the center to...
    • First season of the excavation team

    • Scholars; Robinson, James McConkey, 1924-; Emmel, Stephen; Deserts - Egypt; Desert soils; Portraits, Group; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Nordström, Hans-Åke; Säve-Söderbergh, Torgny, 1914-1998
    • First season of the excavation at the Jabal al-Ṭārif. From left to right: (seated), Hans-Åke Nordström, James M. Robinson (principal American director), Torgny Säve-Söderbergh (field director), Stephen Emmel; (standing), C. Wilfrid Griggs, Mahmoud...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Naj' Ḥammādī street

    • Cities and towns; Streets; Buildings; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • Sheep gathered in a Naj' Ḥammādī street. The town is the nearest one to the Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff and the excavation site of the Nag Hammadi codices.
    • Skeleton the Basilica of St. Pachomius

    • Basilica of St. Pachomius (Fāw Qiblī, Egypt); Fāw Qiblī (Egypt); Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Skeletons; Tombs; Human remains (Archaeology); Skeleton
    • The excavation of the Basilica of St. Pachomius, Fāw Qiblī (Pabau) with Douglas M. Parrott holding camera.
    • Sugar factory guest house

    • Sugar factories - Egypt; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • A walkway leads to the entrance of a sugar factory in Naj' Ḥammādī. The factory was the location for the headquarters of the Naj' Ḥammādī Excavation ca. 1974 - 1979. It was also called Société des Sucreries et de Distillerie d'Egypt.
    • Egyptian crewman below Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Egyptians; Deserts; Cliffs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Portraits; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Men's clothing; Portraits
    • Member of the Nag Hammadi excavation team, identified on the reverse side of the photograph as Afd El-rehim Mah Ali Jom 'a.
    • Egyptian crewman below Jabal al-Ṭārif

    • Egyptians; Deserts; Cliffs; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Portraits; Men's clothing; Clothing and dress - Egypt
    • Possible member of the Nag Hammadi excavation team, identified on the reverse side of the photograph as Fauzy Mohamed Saddig, poses at the base of Jabal al-Ṭārif.

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