Sunday, 28 November 2010

Picture of the week

Aswan St.Marks Coptic Symposium February 2010 - the group at the Monastic site of Qubbat al-Hawa

Monday, 15 November 2010

Egyptian Security Attempts to Stop Construction of Church

(AINA) — Thousands of Copts staged a sit-in inside and outside the Church of the St. Mary in Talbiya, in the Pyramids area, since the morning of November 11, to protest the storming of the church premises by dozens of security forces to stop construction work and demolish stairs and toilets inside the church, despite the church having obtained the necessary permits.

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Monday, 1 November 2010

Egyptian Book of the dead Exhibition London

There is an exhibition of the Egyptian Book of the Dead at the British Museum, London, from November 4th to March 6th 2011 - this is a unique display and well worth seeing.

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Above Scene from the Book of the Dead of Hunefer. Egypt, c. 1280 BC