Category Archives: Coptic Monuments

Coptic Monuments of Fayoum

Kom Ushim Museum

The Museum.

The Museum of Kom Oshim is located at the entrance of the Greaco-Roman town, Karanis. The museum was built in 1974 in an area of ​​280 * 160 m then it was expanded with ​​850 * 350 m by the supreme council of Antiquities. It was opened recently as part of the Antiquities ministry’s plan to develop and re-open museums that had closed, with a view to promoting domestic and international tourism.  Continue reading Kom Ushim Museum

The North of Lake Qaroun, Lost Land Adventure

The North of Lake Qaroun

north of lake qaroun

The northern shore of Lake Qarun in the Faiyum Depression, from Kom Aushim in the east to Quta in the west is one of the most archaeologically sensitive areas in Egypt. Continue reading The North of Lake Qaroun, Lost Land Adventure

The monastery of El-Azab


Deir Azab.
Known with the monastery of Saint Abram and Saint Virgin Mary.
El-Azab Monastery is located 6 Km south of Medinet El-Fayoum. It is considered one of the most important monasteries in the Fayoum because it is the burial place of Anba Abram, the favorite bishop of Fayoum and Giza from 1882 to 1914. This monastery was built in the 12th century by Peter, the bishop of the Fayoum. Very little of the 12th century original building is still remaining in the church of saint virgin, while everything looks modern

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