Surveying the sandstone quarries of Gebel el Silsila

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In 2012 a Swedish project was initiated to study and document the archaeological remains at Gebel el Silsila, located about 65 km north of Aswan and 130 km south of Luxor. Mission director Dr. Maria Nilsson of Lund University summarizes the results of the first three seasons.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationK M T: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt
PublisherKMT Communications
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • History and Archaeology

Free keywords

  • Gebel el Silsila
  • survey
  • pseudo script
  • rock art
  • Roman
  • Ptolemaic
  • Quarry marks
  • archaeological fieldwork


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