Theophany Hymn from Egypt

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 September 2019
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This is the recto of a double hymn, written on papyrus, with double vowels for musical purposes. This one mentions the Baptism of Jesus in Jordan. The order of the words follows the gospel of John. From Egypt, precise provenance is unknown. Byzantine period, 5th to 6th century CE. It is on display at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany.

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, September 07). Theophany Hymn from Egypt. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11163/theophany-hymn-from-egypt/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Theophany Hymn from Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 07, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11163/theophany-hymn-from-egypt/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Theophany Hymn from Egypt." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Sep 2019. Web. 16 Jun 2021.