1913-14 Wadi Sarga

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The excavator was interested in the rubbish piles from the caves which had been occupied by a Coptic community. It seems a Late Egyptian and a Coptic cemetery was partially explored, as well as a section of densely packed houses. 

Artefacts recovered include: Coptic ostraca, faience sherds, ceramics, stone vessels, glass, leather items, basketwork, papyri, and vellum.  

Relevant publications: 

Thompson, Campbell 1914. Byzantine Research Fund: excavations at Wadi Sarga. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 1.3, 187-188.

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