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Deir el-Ballas
Ministry of Antiquities Report 2017
(English)

“As both one of the few substantially preserved pharaonic Egyptian settlements as well as the forward capital for the Theban kings during the Hyksos expulsion, the site of Deir el-Ballas is of great archaeological and historic importance…”

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Deir el-Ballas
Ministry of Antiquities Report 2017
(Arabic)

“يعد دير البلاص واحدة من المستوطنات المصرية الفرعونية القليلة الموجودة و المحافظ عليها بشكل كبير وأيضا العاصمة لملوك طيبة أثناء طرد الهكسوس، فإن موقع دير البلاص ذو أهمية أثرية وتاريخية كبيرة…”

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Deir el-Ballas in
Current World Archaeology

“Once a military base for imperial expansion in Egypt’s New Kingdom, Deir el-Ballas now faces a new threat: encroaching urban sprawl. Peter Lacovara tells CWA why this city-palace must be preserved….”

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