Cemetery for Medieval Monastery in Sudan

The remains of at least 123 people have been excavated at a series of four cemeteries near the ruins of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan.

1.20.2017

CHR Comment: Burials dated as early as the fourth century and were for monks as well as for common people. Christian inscriptions were in both Greek and Coptic languages.

Source: Massive Burial Ground Unearthed at Medieval Monastery in Sudan

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