Reports

The Ancient Egyptian Archaeology Fund in Media

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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Report on Survey and Restoration
at Deir el-Ballas
December 11 – 31, 2018

Front view of the workmen and the façade of the ‘South Palace’

“The Ancient Egyptian Heritage and Archaeology Fund conducted a season of survey, cleaning, recording, and restoration to protect and restore the important Palace-City of Sekhenenre and Ahmose at Deir el-Ballas from December 11 – 31, 2018…”

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Handbook for
Deir el-Ballas Pottery
(English)

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“Pottery appeared early in the Nile Valley at around 8000 years ago in the Khartoum Mesolithic. The pottery of the Predynastic Period….”

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Handbook for
Deir el-Ballas Pottery
(Arabic)

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“ظهر الفخار مبكرا في وادي النيل منذ حوالي 8000 عام في حضارة العصر الحجري المتوسط
بالخرطوم. ويرتبط فخار عصر…”

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Amr Interview with Peter Lacovara