During the funeral service, a priest and members of the congregation prayed and chanted over a row of white coffins.
Relatives of the victims cried and held each other for support.
Coptic Orthodox Church spokesman Boulos Halim said the death toll was likely to rise.
Egypt's Copts have in the past accused the authorities of making only token gestures to protect them from such attacks.
Since 2016, more than 80 people have been killed and 150 wounded in attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt.
Although accounts of the events are numerous, the official spokesperson of the church stated that gunmen ambushed a microbus and bus transporting Coptic Christians worshipers near the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor in Upper Egypt's Minya on Friday. The forum is drawing thousands of local and foreign youth to discuss a wide range of topics, with Egypt's 63-year-old leader taking center stage.
"There is a mix of sadness and pain", Bishop Macarius, head of the Coptic diocese in Minya, told mourners at Prince Tadros Church, tears streaming down his face. The Coptic Church allied itself with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi when he, as defense minister, led the 2013 military overthrow of an Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi.
The same monastery targeted today was previously hit by a terror attack in May 2017 when ISIS jihadists shot dead 29 Christian worshippers.
"While we extend our heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Egypt on the victims of this awful terrorist attack, we confirm our confidence in the measures taken by the Egyptian government to fight terrorism and whoever espouses it. This attack will not weaken the will of our nation in continuing its battle to prevail and build", the president, who called Pope Tawadros II to express his condolences, added.
No group immediately claimed the attack south of the capital Cairo, which bore the hallmarks of Islamic State militants who have for years been fighting security forces in the Sinai peninsula and along Egypt's porous desert border with Libya.
It was the latest in a string of IS assaults against Christians.
A number of people were also injured in the attack in the Minya region, south of the capital Cairo.
The attacks led to tighter security around Christian places of worship and Church-linked facilities, where metal detectors and armed police are routinely deployed. "Do they want us to hate Muslims?"
Only pilgrims have been allowed on the main road leading to the monastery since last year's attack.
The public prosecutor said a team of investigators has been dispatched to the scene of the attack to investigate.
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