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Early Christian manuscripts from the sands of the Nile

Sometime around 400 A. D., thirteen books were buried in Upper Egypt, to be dug up by pure chance a generation ago. This invaluable little library is now to be published in a facsimile edition by the United Arab Republic in co-operation with Unesco. Nothing is directly known about who buried the library. In fact, very little is known about who discovered it.

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May 1971