The visualisation has been processed based on documented findings of architecture and its development from regular houses to the Pharaoh's fortress.Polish-Slovak research Since 2013, Polish and Slovak researchers have cooperated with the Aigyptos
Foundation and Institute of Oriental Studies of the SAS for the Slovak side and Archaeological Institute of Warsaw University and the Polish Centre for Mediterranean Archaeology for the Polish side.
The word "Copt" means "Egypt" - both terms coming to us from the Arabic word pronounced Qibt and the Greek Aigyptos
, which is derived from the Egyptian source "Kmt", the letter m having been displaced by the phonetically interchangeable letter b.
Historically known as Copts, Egyptians or Aigyptos
as they were called by the Greeks, were among some of the earliest nations to embrace Christianity.
The word Copt comes from Gibt, the Arabic corruption of the Greek Aigyptos
, itself derived from Hikaptah, the ancient Egyptian name for the country's first capital of Memphis.
It is often said that the term "Copt" is no more than an Arab abbreviation of the Greek Aigyptos
. In fact the origin of the word dates from earlier.