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

Loads of charcoal in the debris of the Unfinished Obelisk quarry at Aswan. Photo by Tom Heldal

Loads of charcoal in the debris of the Unfinished Obelisk quarry at Aswan. Photo by Tom Heldal

Loads of charcoal in the debris of the Unfinished Obelisk quarry at Aswan. Photo by Tom Heldal

Loads of charcoal in the debris of the Unfinished Obelisk quarry at Aswan. Photo by Tom Heldal

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