1913-14 Lahun

Type of fieldwork: 
Season summary: 

The excavation season focued on the pyramid of Senusret II and clearing away debris to the second enclosure wall. The principle find was a trove of jewellery for a princess in a burial that had been partially plundered in antiquity. 

Relevant archive holdings: 
London, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Archive Documents

Relevant publications: 

The treasure of Lahun and antiquities from Harageh, 1914 : exhibited at University College, Gower St., London, June 22nd to July 18th / British School of Archaeology in Egypt. 1914. London.


Brunton, Guy 1914. The British School at Lahun. Ancient Egypt 1914, 49-51.


Brunton, Guy 1920. Lahun I: the treasure. British School of Archaeology in Egypt and Egyptian Research Account [27] (20th year). London: School of Archaeology in Egypt; Bernard Quaritch.


Petrie, Hilda Flinders 1914. "The British School of Archaeology in Egypt", The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 1, No. 3, 185-186.


Petrie, W. M. F. 1914. The treasure of Lahun. Ancient Egypt 1914, 97-100.


Additional archive material: 
Oxford, Griffith Institute, University of Oxford
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