The Beautiful Coptic Murals in the Monastery of Surian in Egypt Revealed

Very interesting blog on the cleaning of Coptic murals at the monastery of Surian, Wadi al-Natrun, Egypt, with a video on work to clean and preserve the murals that contains a Coptic chant – very nice. Wadi al-Natrun, a large depression located to the west of Cairo, contains some of the most interesting of Egypt’s monasteries and earlier pharaonic remains.

Cleaning and refurbishing at the monastery of Dayr al- Surian, Egypt.  Source - DeirAlSurianConservationProject FB

Cleaning and refurbishing at the monastery of Dayr al- Surian, Egypt. Source – DeirAlSurianConservationProject FB

ON COPTIC NATIONALISM في القومية القبطية

deir al surianOne of the beautiful murals revealed at Deir Al-Surian in Wadi Al-Natrun in Egypt

I would like to draw your attention to this important project of restoration by the Levantine Foundation. Start with this video:

Then visit the conservation project on Facebook and enjoy.

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With a group of BaTwa (pygmy) women potters, with whom we've worked to enhance production and sales of their wonderful pots - fantastic for cooking and serving. To see the 2 blogs on this work enter 'batwa pots' into the search engine located just above this picture. Blog entries throughout this site are about Africa, as well as about the Middle East and life in general - reflecting over 35 years of work and research in Africa and the Middle East – Come and join me!
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