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Coptic Archaeology

An introductory documentary film on the Coptic archaeology in Egypt

Filmed on location in the Fayoum and Western desert area of Egypt in 2005, this will offer an insight to the history and unique archaeology of the Coptic culture.
The introductory film will be closely followed up by a more in depth look at the Coptic culture, archaeology and art as time and funds permit.
More soon

Project timeline
Introductory 30 minute documentary offering a brief insight into the following subject areas:

  • Introduction to the history of the Coptic culture
  • Art and Archaeology
  • The monastic sites in the Fayoum area
  • St Anba Ibraam monastery
  • St, Gabriel Monastery
  • Special section on the cave hermitage at Wadi el Rayan Western Desert - daily life in the desert

Documentary Part 2
A special on the emerite monks living a hermitage existence in the Western desert

Documentary Part 3
Once further filming is complete, an insight into the Monasteries, art and music of the Coptic culture