Abu Rawash, Early Dynastic Cemetery M

Yann Tristant

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Eight kilometres northwest of the Giza Plateau, the Abu Rawash region contains archaeological remains from different periods ranging from Late Predynastic to Coptic times. These are almost exclusively funeral structures covering all phases of the Pharaonic period, and places of worship for the most recent periods. The location of the site in the ancient Memphite royal necropolis is part of a region whose memory must be preserved, as it is currently threatened by urbanisation and limestone quarrying.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrench archaeology in Egypt
Subtitle of host publicationresearch, cooperation, innovation
EditorsLaurent Coulon, Mélanie Cressent
Place of PublicationCairo
PublisherInstitut Français d'Archéologie Orientale
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9782724707731
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameBibliothèque Générale

Bibliographical note

Book first issued in French as 'Archéologie française en Égypte: recherche, coopération, innovation' (2019)


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