New paper: Ancient desert and quarry roads at Aswan

Some modern sandstone quarries at West Aswan are small, artisan-type quarries, where the donkey is still the most important mode of transport. This is the way transportation of grinding stone from the ancient quarries in the area would have been undertaken. Photo: Per Storemyr

Some modern sandstone quarries at West Aswan are small, artisan-type quarries, where the donkey is still the most important mode of transport. This is the way transportation of grinding stone from the ancient quarries in the area would have been undertaken. Photo: Per Storemyr

Some modern sandstone quarries at West Aswan are small, artisan-type quarries, where the donkey is still the most important mode of transport. This is the way transportation of grinding stone from the ancient quarries in the area would have been undertaken. Photo: Per Storemyr

Some modern sandstone quarries at West Aswan are small, artisan-type quarries, where the donkey is still the most important mode of transport. This is the way transportation of grinding stone from the ancient quarries in the area would have been undertaken. Photo: Per Storemyr

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