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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)
Excavation season: