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Luxor Times: 13-Aug-2015

Luxor Times

Thursday, 13 August 2015

British archaeologists survey in Nile delta reveals new data

The expedition of Durham university directed by Dr. Penny Wilson, in cooperation with Al Mansoura university completes the second season of survey of the site of Kom el Ahmar, Tell Mutubis in Kafr Wl Sheikh governorate.  
The expedition managed to plan the buildings at the site including limestone buildings which are believed to be residential beside warehouses. 

The site is dated to a Roman era and according to the pottery, glass and coins found at the site, it suggests that it was abandoned at the Islamic period. 
You can check more about the expedition work on their web page here 
http://tellmutubis.tumblr.com

#Egypt #Delta #Nile #Cairo #Egyptology #Archaeology 

Photos are courtesy of MoA


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