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Gerzeh

Alternative site names: 
Gerzeh; el-Girza; el Girza; el-Gerzeh; el Gerzeh; Gerza; Gerzeh; Girzah; Girzeh; Girza; Jirzah
Arabic site names: 
الجرزة
Site description: 

Named after the nearby modern village of el-Gerzeh, this cemetery site was found by a British School of Archaeology in Egypt team in December 1910 in a shallow wady (valley) in a slightly elevated gravel bed just south of an embankment road to the Fayum.

Type of site: 
Cemeteries
Timeframe: 
Cemeteries (Predynastic: Naqada IIC-IID, 2nd Dynasty, New Kingdom: 18th Dynasty)
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