On February 23, 2012 The Coptic Orthodox Church held , a ceremony at the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center to mourn Coptic Museum general director Samiha Abdalshahyd 40 days of departure anniversary.
The Ceremony was held in the presence of Bishop Ermia “Jeremiah”, president of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center and Pope Shenouda III secretary, with the participation of a group of intellectuals, archaeologists and cultural symbols in Egypt.
HG Bishop Jeremiah gave a speech expressing sadness of the church to lose this character that provided wealthy cultural and intellectual contributions and was one of the most prominent leaders of the Coptic Cultural Center as she has previous contributions to the Coptic Museum, which includes rare cultural treasures chronicling the Coptic history and early Christianity centuries in Egypt. “
23 February 2012