Gebel el Silsila: Field report from the Main Quarry

Maria Nilsson, John Ward, Adrienn Almásy, Sarah Doherty

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Abstract

The Gebel el Silsila Project is a multi-disciplinary Swedish mission dedicated to the study of the archaeological remains at Ancient Egypt’s largest sandstone quarry of Gebel el Silsila, Mountain of Chain, just north of Kom Ombo in the Aswan region. This paper presents a general summary of the epigraphical and archaeo-topographical survey of the largest quarry on the east bank – Quarry 34 or the Main Quarry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-192
JournalJournal of Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Archaeology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Archaeology

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