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    • Close-up of funerary strip

    • Antiquities; Gospel of Thomas (Coptic Gospel)
    • This is a fairly well known Christian burial shroud from Oxyrhynchus with a Greek inscription that parallels a portion of Gospel of Thomas saying 5: "Jesus says, There is nothing buried that will not be raised.' " A couple points are especially...
    • Codex XII papyri fragments

    • Coptic manuscripts (Papyri); Papyrus; Nag Hammadi codices. XII
    • Negative number 226. Envelope labeled "XII, FRM" with an arrow pointing right for horizontal fibers, then "J". Photo has 12 papyri fragments, the first 10 of which are individually labeled. There are also 6 explanatory labels, each refering to a...
    • Codex XII papyri fragments

    • Coptic manuscripts (Papyri); Papyrus; Nag Hammadi codices. XII
    • Negative number 225. Envelope labeled "XII, FRM J" with an arrow pointing up for vertical fibers. Photo has seven labels, the first, located in the upper right corner, reads "XII, FRM" with an arrow pointing up, then "J". There are 10 papyri...
    • Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān

    • Egyptians; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Nag Hammadi codices; Men's clothing; Portraits; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Man identified as Muḥammad 'Alī of the al-Sammān clan, who is credited for having discovered ancient codices in a jar buried at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Muḥammad 'Alī and his family destroyed some of the codices found at the site.
    • Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān

    • Egyptians; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Nag Hammadi codices; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Portraits; Men's clothing
    • Man identified as Muḥammad 'Alī of the al-Sammān clan, who is credited for having discovered ancient codices in a jar buried at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Muḥammad 'Alī and his family destroyed some of the codices found at the site.
    • Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān

    • Egyptians; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Nag Hammadi codices; Portraits; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Men's clothing
    • Man identified as Muḥammad 'Alī of the al-Sammān clan, who is credited for having discovered ancient codices in a jar buried at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Muḥammad 'Alī and his family destroyed some of the codices found at the site.
    • Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān

    • Egyptians; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Nag Hammadi codices; Portraits; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • Man identified as Muḥammad 'Alī of the al-Sammān clan, who is credited for having discovered ancient codices in a jar buried at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Muḥammad 'Alī and his family destroyed some of the codices found at the site.
    • Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān

    • Egyptians; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Nag Hammadi codices; Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Portraits
    • Man identified as Muḥammad 'Alī of the al-Sammān clan, who is credited for having discovered ancient codices in a jar buried at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Muḥammad 'Alī and his family destroyed some of the codices found at the site.
    • 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.
    • Muḥammad 'Alī in door entrance

    • Egyptians; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Nag Hammadi codices; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Portraits
    • Man identified as Muḥammad 'Alī of the al-Sammān clan, who is credited for having discovered ancient codices in a jar buried at Jabal al-Ṭārif. Muḥammad 'Alī and his family destroyed some of the codices found at the site.
    • Psalms cave opening

    • Caves; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • The entrance of Psalms cave at Jabal al-Ṭārif, where ancient manuscripts were found.
    • 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.
    • Fāw Qiblī artifact

    • Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Statues; Stone carving; Egypt - Antiquities; Art objects; Fāw Qiblī (Egypt)
    • Large stone carving of a pharaoh's head found near Fāw Qiblī in the weeds.
    • Stone with inscriptions

    • Stone carving; Inscriptions; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • A stone with hieroglyphic carvings found in the talus of Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • Wādi Sheikh 'Alī

    • Wādi Sheikh 'Alī (Egypt); Archaeological sites
    • Site in Wādi Sheikh 'Alī where the Coptic graffiti in red paint are at the left under the overhanging wall of the cliff. Munīr al-Qamṣ Basīlīyūs 'Abd al-Masīḥ reported that he had been told by a cousin, Abuna Mankarios of Dishnā, that many Coptic...
    • Burial at Fāw Qiblī

    • Antiquities; Cemeteries; Desert soils; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Skeletons; Tombs; Fāw Qiblī (Egypt)
    • Remnants of a skeleton were found in a grave at Fāw Qiblī. A marking device is also in the picture for measurement purposes.
    • Fresco of monk

    • Antiquities; Church buildings; Coptic church buildings; Decoration and ornament; Monks; Walls; Paintings; Fāw Qiblī (Egypt)
    • This fresco painting of a monk was found in a Coptic church at Fāw Qiblī. The white Arabic texts says "Anbaabaa Khoum".

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