1900-01 Abydos

Type of fieldwork: 
Season summary: 
  • Flinders Petrie continued to lead work in the royal tombs in the Umm el-Qa'ab, including: Aha (tombs B5, B6, B10, B14, B15, B16, and B19), Narmer (B17/B18) and nearby tombs (B1, B2 'Benerab', B9 'Zeser?', B7 Ka), Djer (tomb O), Peribsen (tomb P),Qaa (tomb Q),Den (tomb T),  Semerkhet (tomb U), Khasekhemwy (tomb V), Djet's subsidiary burials (Cemetery W), Andjib (tomb X), Merneith (tomb Y) and Djet's tomb (tomb Z)
  • Mace continued to lead work in cemetery D
Relevant archive holdings: 
London, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Archive Documents

Relevant publications: 

Catalogue of antiquities of the earliest dynasties: found by Prof. Flinders Petrie at Abydos, Mr Randall-MacIver at El Amrah (Egypt Exploration Fund) and Mr J. Garstang at Beit Khallaf (Egyptian Research Account), 1901; exhibited at University College, Gower Street, London, July 1st to 27th. 1901. London

Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1901. The royal tombs of the earliest dynasties, part II. London: Egypt Exploration Fund; Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.

Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1902. Abydos. Part I. 1902. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund 22. London: Egypt Exploration Fund; Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.

Quirke, Stephen 2010. Petrie at Abydos in 1900: Margaret Murray's album. Egyptian Archaeology 36, 6-7.

Randall-MacIver, David 1902. El Amrah and Abydos, 1899-1901. London : Egypt Exploration Fund.


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