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Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum OasisEssays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause$
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Gawdat Gabra

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9789774248924

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.001.0001

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Archaeological Remains of Everyday Life in the Fayoum

Archaeological Remains of Everyday Life in the Fayoum

(p.217) 19 Archaeological Remains of Everyday Life in the Fayoum
Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis

Gawdat Gabra

American University in Cairo Press

This chapter examines archaeological remains and artefacts of everyday life in the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. It aims to demonstrate the importance of archaeological remains for the reconstruction and understanding of everyday life and not to present a global overview of everyday life in the Fayoum on the basis of a mixed assemblage of material remains of different quality from various collections. Some of the everyday objects found in Fayoum include curtains, tunics, and storage vessels.

Keywords:   artefacts, archaeological remains, everyday life, Fayoum Oasis, Egypt

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