Painting from the Abdallah Nirqi church, Nubia. It shows a theophany as well as a bishop.

Abdallah Nirqi

ABDALLAH NIRQI The site of a medieval town and cemetery located in Egyptian Nubia on the west bank of the Nile, about 4 miles (6 km) to the east of the temple of Abu Simbel, now under the water of Lake Nasser. The name means “place of ‘Abdallah,” after the name of a local farmer …

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