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The Egypt Exploration Society DELTA SURVEY. An information centre for the archaeological sites of Lower Egypt

"This reference collection of archaeological sites in the Egyptian Nile Delta was adopted by the Society in 1997. The original core of the information was collected by Jeffrey Spencer over many years, later supplemented with contributions from others, acknowleged below. The purpose of the Society''s Delta Survey was to assess the current condition of the lesser-known archaeological sites in Lower Egypt, initially by visual inspection, and to combine the results with information from published and unpublished sources. Well-known sites and those which have been the subject of extensive excavation are not considered a priority for this project since they are well-documented in other sources of reference. They have been simply listed without extensive comment, with linked pages of bibliography. The data is presented here in the form web-pages containing an alphabetical listing of sites, although the records are also maintained as a searchable database (in FileMaker Pro). The material is offered as a source of reference and a tool for the planning new projects. Where there is a substantial amount of information, or photographs of the site exist, links are provided to supplementary pages. Bibliographic references have been given in a form which should be readily identifiable, but in case it is needed, details of bibliography and of abbreviations used are given on additional pages (use the Back key to return from these pages). It need hardly be added that the letters ''T'' and ''K'' in the lists stand for ''Tell'' and ''Kom'' respectively."

Format:  Website
Publisher:  The Egypt Exploration Society