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- An update after months of inactivity at my website
- The little-known archaeology of Gharb Aswan, Upper Egypt
- The old quarry that was reused as a beer brewery
- Stone extraction with pickaxes in Ancient Egypt: Fact or fiction?
- Ten quarries of Ancient Egypt: Series summary
- Ten quarries of Ancient Egypt: 10 – Firework!
- Ten quarries of Ancient Egypt: 9 – Palaeolithic quarries in the Eastern Desert
- Ten quarries of Ancient Egypt: 8 – The quarry at Widan el-Faras that disappeared
- Ten quarries of Ancient Egypt: 7 – Tracing a grinding stone quarry in the Sahara
- Ten quarries of Ancient Egypt: 6 – Gebel Manzal el-Seyl volcanic tuff quarry
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There is still a lot of important archaeology to be found in Upper Egypt and Lower Nubia. One group of archaeological sites is hunting features, in particular the extremely widespread ancient game traps along no less than a 400 km … Continue reading
Over the last few years Gharb Aswan, at the west bank of the Nile just opposite Aswan city, has emerged as an important rock art location. This is due to new surveys by the QuarryScapes project and the Aswan-Kom Ombo … Continue reading
The region around the old border- and trading town of Aswan in Upper Egypt features one of the world’s most prominent ancient quarry landscapes. It covers an area of some 100 square kilometres on both banks of the Nile from … Continue reading
Though published some months ago, I would like to briefly present four of my most recent publications. Two derives from the EU QuarryScapes project, two from a conference last year in Trondheim about new research at Nidaros Cathedral.