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Published by Govt. Press in Cairo .
Written in English


  • Church architecture -- Egypt -- Kharga (Oasis),
  • Mural painting and decoration -- Egypt -- Kharga (Oasis)

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Edition Notes

SeriesThe Egyptian deserts
ContributionsEgypt. Maṣlaḥat al-Āthār.
LC ClassificationsFoNA6084 K5 F3
The Physical Object
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19417527M

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THE NECROPOLIS OF EL-BAGAWAT IN KHARGA OASIS. Two tone binding. Grey boards and dark green spine. Tired boards are soiled and scuffed throughout. Bumped and frayed corners and edges. Text pages are clean, binding is tight. Item #Mc Very rare. Government Press, Cairo, First edition. Folio, Coloured foldout Frontispiece, xvii & pages, 49 plates some foldouts. Original cloth with boards, corners bumped with the upper right corner affecting some internal pages, mild discoloration of edges, tiny raised area on cover, internally a fine copy. From the library of Egyptologist Andrew H. Gordon. Cemetery Of El-Bagawat About 3km from the centre of el-Kharga and 1km north of the Temple of Hibis is the early Christian cemetery of Bagawat. Sprawling up the lower southern foothills of Gebel El-Teir, Bagawat is perhaps the oldest major Christian cemetery in the world and has become the main tourist attraction for Kharga Oasis. Members and Committees. National Committees; International Scientific Committees; Regional Group: Europe; Latin America & Caribbean (LAC) group; Emerging Professionals.

El Bagawat Necropolis, Kharga oasis, Western desert, Egypt Print Email Contact us. ICOMOS International Secretariat - 11 rue du Séminaire de Conflans - 94 Charenton-le-Pont, France Tel. + 33 (0) 1 41 94 17 59 - E-mail: secretariat[at] Access map. The Kharga Oasis (Egyptian Arabic: الخارجة ‎ El Kharga, pronounced [elˈxæɾɡæ]) "the outer"; Coptic: (ϯ)ⲟⲩⲁϩ `ⲛϩⲏⲃ, (ϯ)ⲟⲩⲁϩ `ⲙⲯⲟⲓ (Di)Wah Ēnhib, "Oasis of Hib", (Di)Wah Ēmpsoy, "Oasis of Psoi") is the southernmost of Egypt's five western is located in the Western Desert, about km ( miles) to the west of the Nile valley. Kharga Oasis (site a) Kharga Oasis (site a) occupies a depression in the southern part of the Western Desert of Egypt, extending for some x km in a north-south direction, at about km west of the Nile. The mineralogy of Kharga arable soils is similar to that of . 6 April Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and a leading scholar in Egyptian funerary archaeology, gives a lecture entitled Life Away from the Nile: Exploring Kharga Oasis in Egypt.

Luxor West Bank - Trips to Kharga Oasis. Kharga Oasis is located in the Western Desert and about km away from oasis, which was known as the 'Southern Oasis' to the Ancient Egyptians is the largest of the oases in the Western Desert of Egypt and consists of . Al-Kharga Jaja Baris Bulaq Al-Haytan Al-Kharga al-Gedida Baris Al-Kashef Monastery of An-Nadura Temple of Necropolis of ad-Dush Qasr Qasr az-Zayyan Qasr al-Ghueita Temple of Hibis Al-Bagawat Spring-een a ' Arb al-Rd) D ays een (Forty Arba' Da rb al D arb Al-Kharga Oasis 5 miles 10 km 0 0. Title: Author: LP Carto.   al-Kharga (the Outer) Oasis al-Bagawat Necropolis 3rd-7th cent CE Funerary Chapel of Peace mid 4th cent Coptic Dome Noah's Ark (3) DoneViews: K. Key artefact forms defining Sangoan and Lupemban assemblages further south are missing in Northeast Africa (Scerri, ). In fact, at places such as Kharga Oasis (Hawkins et al. ) and Bir.