Wadi Araba

Yann Tristant

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Abstract

Wadi Araba is an arid valley which extends nearly 160 km from Zafrana on the Red Sea coast to the north of Beni Suef in the Nile Valley. The survey project aims to explore Wadi Araba in a systematic manner, following the foothills of the main axis and the secondary wadis which cut transverse routes and allow travel across the Galala massif. It involves making an inventory of water sources, occupational sites (campsites, settlements, cemeteries, mining locations), rock inscriptions and all archaeological, historic and geographic documentation which relates to this communication route. The main interest of the project lies within its diachronic perspective, spanning from Prehistory until the modern era.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrench archaeology in Egypt
Subtitle of host publicationresearch, cooperation, innovation
EditorsLaurent Coulon, Mélanie Cressent
Place of PublicationCairo
PublisherInstitut Francais d’archeologie orientale
Pages170-173
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9782724707731
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameBibliothèque Générale
PublisherIFAO
Number62

Bibliographical note

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

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