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1893-94 Koptos

Type of fieldwork: 
Excavation
Season summary: 

Over twelve weeks Flinders Petrie and James Quibell's teams cleared the temple site "besides doing much miscellaneous work about the town". Predynastic and Early Dynastic artefacts and sculpture, Old Kingdom artefacts, Middle Kingdom temple reliefs, New Kingdom and Late Period material and Ptolemaic and Roman era architectural remains, and Coptic stele were recovered.

Relevant archive holdings: 
London, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Relevant publications: 

Catalogue of a collection of antiquities from the temple of Koptos, discovered 1894 : exhibited in the Edwards' Library, University College, Gower Street, London, July 23rd to September 1st, 1894. 1894. London.

Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1896. Koptos. London: Bernard Quaritch.

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