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1948-49 Amara West

Type of fieldwork: 
Excavation
Season summary: 

Excavations lasted from 12 December 1948-2 March 1949 and focused on completing excavations in the west section of the town and the remains of the Palace. Excavations outside the east enclosure wall uncovered buildings, garden structures and animal mummies. 

Relevant publications: 

Shinnie, P. L. 1951. Preliminary report on the excavations at 'Amārah West, 1948-49 and 1949-50. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 37, 5-11.

Spencer, Patricia 1997. Amara West I: the architectural report. Egypt Exploration Society, Excavation Memoir 63. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Spencer, Patricia 2002. Amara West II: The cemetery and the pottery corpus. Egypt Exploration Society, Excavation Memoir 69. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

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