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Tell Sueilin

Alternative site names: 
Tell Zuwelen
Site description: 

The cemetery site yielded a large amount of objects including: faience wadjet eye amulets, shabtis, and faience plaques which depict the wadjet eye on one side, and on the other side a deity, in particular deities thought to relate to female protection. In one place, human bones were buried above a deposit of these amulets. Also, a cemetery for cats was excavated.

Type of site: 
Cemetery
Timeframe: 
Cemetery (Third Intermediate Period-Ptolemaic Period).
Excavation season: