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An Ancient Church

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses Marcus Simaika's service to the Coptic Orthodox Church. Simaika's interest in the ancient Coptic churches was first aroused by the study of Dr. Alfred Joshua Butler's work on ... More


Searching for Antiquities, Saving Libraries

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses Marcus Simaika's search for antiquities to add to the Coptic Museum as well as his efforts to save the libraries of the Coptic patriarchate, churches, and monasteries from ... More


Travels in Sudan

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses Marcus Simaika's travels in Sudan. Simaika visited Sudan for the first time in 1908, as a member of a Legislative Council delegation that also included Shawarbi Pasha, Mahmud ... More


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