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Balabish

Site description: 

The cemeteries are located behind the most southern village in the district which is known as Balabish on a triangular ridge adjacent to a wadi. The densely packed New Kingdom cemetery is not separated from the southern most pan-graves but has been heavily looted. To the north of this cemetery, is a Coptic burial site which includes rock-cut tombs which had also been plundered in antiquity. The pan-grave cemetery was untouched and adjacent to the New Kingdom cemetery. 

Type of site: 
Cemeteries
Timeframe: 
Cemeteries (Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, Late Antique)
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