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Amara West 2015, week 2: pyramid(s), garden plots, old fish and farming


Neal Spencer (Keeper, Ancient Egypt & Sudan, British Museum) and Michaela Binder (bioarchaeologist)

Each breakfast is accompanied by a threat that samak qadim (‘ancient fish’) will be amongst the dishes brought to site by our workers, from houses across Ernetta. 1,282 more words

Archaeology

Amara West 2015: a pyramid edge and its chapel emerges

Michaela Binder, bioarchaeologist

A successful first day of excavation in G321! On the hottest day of the season so far, Sofie exposes the well-preserved southern wall of a mud-brick funerary chapel. 60 more words

Archaeology

Amara West 2015: let's dig some pyramids


Michaela Binder, bioarchaeologist

With a delay of two weeks (due to my PhD graduation!), we have joined the rest of the team at Amara West, and the cemetery season has just begun. 434 more words

Archaeology