Excavations at the Monastery of St Antony at the Red Sea

Jesper Blid, Fr Maximous El-Antony, Hugo Lundhaug, Jason Zaborowski, Meira Polliack, Mengistu Gobezie Worku, Samuel Rubenson

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This paper discusses the results from recent archaeological investigations at the Monastery of St Antony in Egypt, including the remains of a number of building phases predating the current church, locally produced pottery, and manuscript fragments written in Coptic, Arabic, Hebrew, and Ge'ez.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-215
Number of pages83
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2016


  • Coptic manuscripts
  • Coptic material culture
  • Coptic monasticism
  • Monastery of St Antony
  • Monastic cells
  • Monastic church architecture


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