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Wadi Sarga

Site description: 

The mountainous area was used as a stone quarry before the Late Antique period when a Christian settlement was established. The site includes three cemeteries, and the monastery of Apa Thomas. . The Greek and Coptic papyri and ostraca recovered from the site reveal information about the social history of the settlement and the monastery.

Type of site: 
Monestary
Timeframe: 
Monestary (Late Antique Period)
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