1905-06 Shaghanbeh

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Belbeis, Ghita, Saft el-Hinna, Shaghanbeh, Tell el-Rataba and Tell el-Yahudiya are eastern Delta cities that were excavated by Petrie in the same year as sites connected either to Biblical history or the Hyskos people. 

The majority of the material recovered from the fortified town was pottery. Notable pieces included an alabaster vase, a limestone trial piece, some amulets, and an oven.

Relevant archive holdings: 
London, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Relevant publications: 

Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1906. Hyksos and Israelite cities. British School of Archaeology in Egypt and Egyptian Research Account [12] (12th year). London: British School of Archaeology in Egypt; Bernard Quaritch

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