22. When one of Egypt’s 8 million Copts meets a western-looking visitor, it is not unusual for him to announce “I am Christian” and point to something. What does he point to?
Answer to Egypt Quiz #22
To confirm his identity, he may point to the cross tattooed to the inside of his right wrist. It is customary for Coptic Christians to get these tattoos at an early age as an expression of faith and unity.
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