Coptic papyri codices discovered in Egypt

Archived from The Magdalene Review on Wednesday 30 November 2005

This exciting news is something I picked up from Terje Bergesen’s blog.

Coptic Trove
by Nevine El-Aref

In Al-Gurna where several excavation missions are probing for more Ancient Egyptian treasures under the sand, a team from the Polish Centre for Mediterranean Archaeology has stumbled on a major Coptic trove buried under the remains of a sixth-century monastery located in front of a Middle Kingdom tomb.

This was reported by Al-Ahram Weekly On-line (Cairo) back in February. Read more