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    THE HISTORY OF THE BABYLON FORTRESS

    THE HISTORY OF THE BABYLON FORTRESS In “A Guide to the Ancient Coptic Churches of Cairo”, O.H.E. KHS-Burmester records significant historical information about the fortress...

    NTERVIEW WITH BISHOP SLIVANUS, OLD CAIRO

    INTERVIEW WITH BISHOP SLIVANUS, OLD CAIRO This location is in a Fortress named the Fortress of Babylon. Its foundation is in the site where we...

    In the footsteps of the Holy Family…


    Event Report In the footsteps of the Holy Family...
 In August 2007 the curators at the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo organized a workshop for children...

    THE COPTIC LANGUAGE

    THE COPTIC LANGUAGE The Coptic Language is the Egyptian Language in its last phase. It was written with the letters of the Coptic alphabet which...

    Presumably from Abu Menas, 5th / 6th century

    Flask Inv. No. 6717 Clay Presumably from Abu Menas, 5th / 6th century The pilgrimage site of Abu Menas is situated around 46 km southwest of Alexandria. St....

    Bawit, Monastery of St. Apollo, 6th / 7th century

    Fresco with St. Apollo Inv. No. 12090 Tempera H: 165 cm, W: 335 cm Bawit, Monastery of St. Apollo, 6th / 7th century The monastery of Bawit has become...

    Excavation at Zawiet el-‘Arian, 6th-8th century

    Ostracon Inv. No. 4746 Limestone Excavation at Zawiet el-‘Arian, 6th-8th century Ostraca are fragmentary pieces of pottery, stone or bone bearing inscriptions or a design. This ostracon shows...

    The Church of Anba Shenouda, 13th century

    Panel with inscription Inv. No. 928 Ivory The Church of Anba Shenouda, 13th century A rare panel of a sanctuary door carved in fine relief with verses from...

    Bought from Ashirof, 6th-8th century

    The Copts were famous for their outstanding weaving skills and exported their products to other Mediterranean countries. The textiles were mainly made of plain...

    Jabal al-Taref, near Nag Hammadi, 4th century

    Two pages from the Nag Hammadi Library (Codex II) Inv. No. 10544 Papyrus H: 28 cm, W: 15 cm Jabal al-Taref, near Nag Hammadi, 4th century In 1945 a...