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Document Details :
Title: Triphis in the White Monastery
Subtitle: Reused Temple Blocks from Sohag
Author(s): KLOTZ, David
Journal: Ancient Society
Volume: 40 Date: 2010
Preliminary report on the Pharaonic and Graeco-Roman temple blocks reused in the Church of St. Shenoute near Sohag. While some materials can be traced to sites further south, including Abydos, Nag‘ el-Mesheyekh and el-Mensha (Ptolemais), previously unrecorded inscriptions confirm that a group of limestone ceiling blocks derive from the temple of Repyt at nearby Atripe. This discovery may support Shenoute’s repeated claims to have destroyed this particular temple.