Fire on the rocks! New paper on firesetting in ancient Egyptian stone quarrying

Adel Kelany of the MSA (Ministry of State for Antiquities) has always been part in our work in Egypt. Here by one of the likely fireset and poundered trenches at the Unfinished Obelisk quarry, Aswan. Photo by Per Storemyr

Adel Kelany of the MSA (Ministry of State for Antiquities) has always been part in our work in Egypt. Here by one of the likely fireset and poundered trenches at the Unfinished Obelisk quarry, Aswan. Photo by Per Storemyr

Adel Kelany of the MSA (Ministry of State for Antiquities) has always been part in our work in Egypt. Here by one of the likely fireset and poundered trenches at the Unfinished Obelisk quarry, Aswan. Photo by Per Storemyr

Adel Kelany of the MSA (Ministry of State for Antiquities) has always been part in our work in Egypt. Here by one of the likely fireset and poundered trenches at the Unfinished Obelisk quarry, Aswan. Photo by Per Storemyr

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