The first report on the fieldwork conducted in 2008 (submitted to the Supreme Council of Antiquities) is presented here:
- Report on the Survey and Testing at Deir Abu Metta and a Christian cemetery at Muzawwaqa [PDF 1.4MB]
A second field season at the settlement of Deir Abu Metta took place between 24th December 2009 and 6th January 2010. The earliest phase of occupation of the settlement is dated to the 4th century CE, while the church is probably 5th century and was operational into the 6th century.
For reports of other investigations in Dakhleh Oasis please see the Annual Reports provided on the Dakhleh Oasis Project web post.
Excavations in Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt
The Dakhleh Oasis Project (DOP) is a long-term regional study of the interaction between environmental changes and human activity in the closed area of the Dakhleh Oasis, Western Desert of Egypt, but including the larger area of the Palaeoasis.
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Excavations at Mut el-Kharab, Dakhleh Oasis
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NYU Excavations at Amheida in Egypt’s Dakhleh Oasis
The Amheida project was started at Columbia University in 2001. Since 2008, New York University … Continue reading NYU Excavations at Amheida in Egypt’s Dakhleh Oasis