1900-01 Manashinshana (Faiyum)

Type of fieldwork: 
Excavation
Season summary: 

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.

The large Ptolemaic cemetery contained large amounts of Greek and demotic papyri from the 3rd cenntury BCE which was well preserved.

 

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

Grenfell, Bernard P. and Arthur S. Hunt 1901. Graeco-Roman branch: excavations  in the Fayum. Archaeological Report (Egypt Exploration Fund) (1900-1901), 4-7.

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