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1898-99 Dionysias (Faiyum)
The excavations were sponsored by the Graeco-Roman branch and thus were concerned with recovering papyri from the Graeco-Roman period rather than objects or material from different time periods.
Grenfell and Hunt assumed this was the city mentioned in papyri by the geographic location of the ruins of a stone temple from the Late Ptolemaic period.
Grenfell, Bernard P. and Arthur S. Hunt 1899. Graeco-Roman branch: excavations for papyri in the Fayum; the position of Lake Moeris. Archaeological Report (Egypt Exploration Fund) (1898-1899), 8-15.