Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Sohag exhibition

THE REGION OF SOHAG IN EGYPT is in the news again:

‘Sohag's Forgotten Treasures’ Coptic exhibition launches at Sohag National Museum (Egypt Today).

The exhibition aims to shed light on nine unregistered Coptic artefacts from Sohag’s monasteries, which are displayed to the public for the first time.
There are photos of six undated icons captioned "Part of the exhibited items - Min. of Tourism & Antiquities."

This article has additional photos: ‘Forgotten Treasures of Sohag’… Sohag National Museum Opens Temporary Exhibition (Ali Abu Dashish, Sada ElBalad).

The icons don't look particularly ancient to me. But since PaleoJudacia has found the archaeology and history of Sohag to be of no little interest, I include this story for completeness.

The exhibition continues until 20 September 2022.

Previous posts on Sohag are here and links and here.

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