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Coptic Stela


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 04 April 2016
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This sandstone stela was carved with Coptic inscriptions commemorating "Our Brother Thomas The Presbyter". From Egypt. 5th to 7th centuries CE.The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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