Coptic Museum of Cairo

Bawit

BAWIT History The town of Bawit is located between Dayrut and Asyut. The site is famous through the excavations carried out there at the beginning of the twentieth century, the results of which were important for the history of Coptic art. From the numerous inscriptions discovered there, it is known that it was dedicated to …

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Abib Ibn Nasr

ABIB IBN NASR A deacon in Cairo, Abib worked as a copyist between 1756 and 1767, both in Coptic and in Arabic, for the archon NASIM ABU SA‘D IBN ‘ABD AL-SAYYID and the priest al- Khazayini. He is known from three manuscripts of the Coptic Museum of Cairo: (1) A large lectionary in Coptic for …

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