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The RIEC Archaeological and Anthropological Surveys at the Site of Dayr al-Banat

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print August 2005 | ISBN: 9789774248924
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9781617970443 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0018
The RIEC Archaeological and Anthropological Surveys at the Site of Dayr al-Banat

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This chapter discusses the result of the archaeological and anthropological survey at the site of Dayr al-Banat in the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt conducted by the Russian Institute for Egyptology in Cairo (RIEC) between May 3 and 14, 2003, under the direction of G. A. Belova. The site can be divided in two parts: the convent and the necropolis. This chapter describes the artefacts excavated from the site and provides relevant photographs.

Keywords: archaeological survey; anthropological survey; Dayr al-Banat; Fayoum Oasis; Egypt; RIEC; G. A. Belova; convent; necropolis; artefacts

Chapter.  2439 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Christianity

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