Qubbat al-Hawa Project

References and Bibliography
Useful Links
Project Team
Site History

The list below is continually updated as and when new material (and old) comes to light.
The list is split into several sections to include noth current and new researth/excavation results and original material

Site Excavations:
January-February 2010 Supreme Council of Antiquities excavations.
1998 - Supreme Council of Antiquities

Current publications and research
Dekker, Renate 2009 'New Discoveries at Qubbat al-Hawa '

Eastern Christian Art  Vol 5 pp 19-36


Dekker, Renate 2010 CRE XI –January 2010  Leiden  presented the Qubbat al-Hawa project on behalf of Howard Middleton-Jones


Middleton-Jones 2010 St. Marks Symposium Coptic Studies Aswan 'The Qubbat al-Hawa Project'


Kamill, Jill 2010  'Revisiting the Southern Frontier' The St. Marks Coptic Symposium  Aswan Al-Ahram weekly

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Original material and references:


Budge, E.A.W. 1887-1888, ‘Proceedings: Excavations made at Aswân by Major-General Sir W. Grenfell, during the years 1885 and 1886’, PSBA 10, 4-44.


Coquin, R.-G., M. Martin 1991, ‘Dayr Qubbat al-Hawā: History’, CE 3, 850-851.

Bissing, W. Von 1915, ‘Les tombeaux d’Assouan’, ASAE 15, 1-14.


Edel, E. 1985, ‘Qubbet el-Hawa’, 5, 54-68, Wiesbaden.


Gabra, Gawdat 2002, Coptic Monasteries: Egypt’s Monastic Art and Architecture, Cairo/New York.

Gabra, Gawdat 2004, “New’ Discoveries of Coptic Monuments: Problems of their preservation and publication’, in: Immerzeel, M., J. van der Vliet (eds), Coptic studies on the Threshold of a New Millenium II: Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Coptic Studies, Leiden, 27 August – 2 September 2000, Leuven/Paris/Dudley, 1069-1079 (OLA 133).


Grossmann, P. 1991, ‘Dayr Qubbat al-Hawā: Architecture’, CE 3, 851-852.

Grossmann, P. 2002, Christliche Architektur in Ägypten, Leiden/Boston/Köln (Handbook of Oriental Studies 62).

Monneret de Villard, U. 1927, Il monastero di S. Simeone presso Aswân I, Milan.

Morgan, J. de (ed.) 1894, Catalogue des monuments et inscriptions de l’Égypte antique I/1, Wien.


Website links:

Project of the University of Jaen (Spain) and the Supreme Council of Antiquities

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