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Petrie visited the site when he was excavating at the nearby site of Naukratis and the objects which he gave the British Museum from the site were likely purchases attributed to the site. Petrie notes that two sphinxes were removed earlier from the site by a pasha.
The site was the subject of excavations and geophysical survey by the British Museum from 2003-2010.
Spencer, Neal 2014. Kom Firin II: The urban fabric and landscape. London: British Museum Press.
Spencer, Neal 2008. Kom Firin I: the Ramesside temple and the site survey. with a contribution by Kvĕta Smoláriková. London: British Museum.
Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1886. Naukratis I: 1884-5. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund 3. London: Trübner & Co: 94-5.
Basta, Mounir 1979. Excavations West of Kôm Firin (1966-1967). Chronique d'Égypte 54 (108), 183-196.