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Baking Holy Bread in the Coptic Monasteries of the Eastern Desert of Egypt [qurban; ‘urban]

,, Bread was the central element of cuisine and daily nourishment in Ancient Egypt, from the very poorest through the nobility. Today, bread is commonly known as ‘aysh in Egypt, meaning ‘life’ in Arabic.  In the Old Kingdom, so-called rectangular slab stelae regularly picture … Continue reading

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

Originally posted on DIOSCORUS BOLES ON COPTIC CULTURE & POLITICS:
One 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…

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