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Fustat Expedition Final Report. Vol. 1
Catalogue of Filters

By George T. Scanlon

Fustat Expedition Final Report. Vol. 1
Paperback, 162 pages £21.00
Published: 1986
ISBN: 9780936770130
Format: 280mm x 216mm
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Subjects: American Research Center in Egypt, Egyptology

This is the first volume reporting on the eight full seasons of excavations carried out at the site of Old Cairo by the American Research Center in Egypt. Fustat will prove to be a most important site for understanding the social structure of large medieval cities in the Middle East. Included in this report is a complete publication of the filters, which collates previously published data and provides updating and greater precision to the dates assigned previously to the excavated artifacts.

Illustrated with 24 plates.

Preface and Abbreviations


Catalogue of Filters

Category A.   The Pre-Fatimid Period (ca. 700-110 A.D.)

Category B.   The Fatimid Period (ca. 1000-1200 A.D.)

Category C.   The Ayyubid and Mamluk Era (ca. 1200-1500 A.D.)


Appendix A.   (For Category A)

Appendix B.   (For Category B)

Appendix C.   (For Category C)

Appendix D.   (Finds from 1980 Season)

Typological Tables of Registered Filters

Keys to Typological Tables

Typological Tables



George T. Scanlon was professor emeritus of Islamic art and architecture in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations at the American University in Cairo.

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 162 pages
 280mm x 216mm

BIC Code:
  HIS002030, SOC003000
 American Research Center in Egypt


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