News From the Field 2

February 2017.

There have been some exciting discoveries in the recent archaeological season! We find out what they were.

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Children’s footprints in mortar, Qantir (


Entrance to the tomb of Khonsu, discovered at Luxor (Luxor Times)


The legs that may belong to Queen Nefertari (LiveScience)

Sources: – ‘Monumental’ Building Complex Discovered at Qantir

Luxor Times Magazine – Royal Scribe Tomb Discovered in Luxor

Live Science – Mystery Mummy Legs Belonged to Egyptian Queen Nefertari

PLOS Journal – “Queen Nefertari, the Royal Spouse of Pharaoh Ramses II: A Multidisciplinary Investigation of the Mummified Remains Found in Her Tomb (QV66)” by Habicht ME, Bianucci R, Buckley SA, Fletcher J, Bouwman AS, Öhrström LM, et al. (2016)

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Adam McCarthy says:

    Hi Dominic,

    The link here doesn’t appear to be working.


    1. DominicPerry says:

      Hi Adam,
      This series has been discontinued. I will delete the post soon.


  2. Adam McCarthy Camilleri says:

    Thanks Dominic.

    It’s always interesting hearing what is happening in the field. Look forward to further updates from you.

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