1892-93 el-Amarna

Type of fieldwork: 
Archaeological Survey
Illustration and Recording
Season summary: 

This site was surveyed as part of a larger survey of the area from el-Bersheh to Arab el-Hatem (105 km).

The survey centred on the hills to the northeast, east, and southeast of the site of el-Amarna into which tombs had been cut for courtiers and royals. It also notes the limestone and alabaster quarries near to the city. 


Relevant archive holdings: 
London, Lucy Gura Archive, Egypt Exploration Society
Relevant publications: 

Newberry, Percy Edward. 1893. The archaeological survey: work 1892-1893. Archaeological Report (Egypt Exploration Fund) 1892-1893, 9-15.

Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1894. Tell el Amarna. London: Methuen & Co.

Additional archive material: 
Oxford, Griffith Institute, University of Oxford
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