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    • 'Abd al-Majīd Muḥammad Badārī

    • 'Abd al-Majīd Muḥammad Badārī; Portraits; Men's clothing; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Security guards
    • The guard of the Antiquities Department, 'Abd al-Majīd Muḥammad Badārī, pointing out the stone under which he said the jar with the codices was buried.
    • 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.
    • Jabal al-Ṭārif cliffs and talus

    • Antiquities; Desert soils; Deserts - Egypt; Egypt - Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Formations (Geology); Rocks; Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt)
    • The Nag Hammadi codices were discovered in a jar buried in the large rock behind these talus, a collection of sediment blown by the wind, around the base of Jabal al-Ṭārif cliff.
    • 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

    • Clothing and dress - Egypt; Headgear; Portraits; Qaṣr (Egypt); Naj' Ḥammādī (Egypt); Jabal al-Ṭārif (Egypt)
    • At Qaṣr, 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 cliff.
    • 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.
    • Abū al-Majd

    • Portraits; Men's clothing; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Abū al-Majd
    • Abū al-Majd, Muḥammad 'Alī's younger brother, actually uncovered the jar containing the codices.
    • Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān

    • Egyptians; Clothing and dress - Egypt; Nag Hammadi codices; Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān; Portraits
    • Portrait of Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān, who is credited for having discovered ancient codices in a jar buried at Jabal al-Ṭārif.
    • 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.
    • Bowl, Graeco-Roman, polished red ware R37

    • Antiquities; Pottery
    • Bottom of the Graeco-Roman polished red ware bowl of the fifth century C. E., used as the lid of the jar in which the Nag Hammadi codices were secreted. Acquired from Salib 'Abd al-Masīḥ at Chenoboskeia (al-Qaṣr). Salib received the bowl from...
    • Excavations

    • Archaeological sites; Excavations (Archaeology) - Egypt; Rocks; Stone
    • Excavations near the stone identified by the guard of the Antiquities Department, 'Abd al-Majīd Muḥammad Badārī, as the stone under which the jar with the codices was buried.
    • Anita Robinson and Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān

    • Egyptians; Scholars; Robinson, Anita Weisbrod; Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān
    • Anita, James Robinson's wife, poses for a photograph with a man identified as Muḥammad 'Alī Khalīfah al-Sammān. Muḥammad 'Alī is credited for having discovered ancient codices in a jar buried at Jabal al-Ṭārif.
    • Bowl, Graeco-Roman, polished red ware R37

    • Antiquities; Pottery
    • Graeco-Roman polished red ware bowl of the fifth century C. E., used as the lid of the jar in which the Nag Hammadi codices were secreted. Acquired from Salib 'Abd al-Masīḥ at Chenoboskeia (al-Qaṣr). Salib received the bowl from Khalīfah Alī...
    • 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...

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