Lisa A. Heidorn, Salima Ikram, Richard L. Jaeschke, Carol Meyer, Thomas C. Roby and Wendy SmithBir Umm Fawakhir 3 is the last of the final reports on the archaeological surveys and excavations at the Byzantine site of Bir Umm Fawakhir in the central Eastern Desert of Egypt; it remains the only intensively studied ancient Egyptian gold-mining operation, and one of very few completely mapped towns of the era.
Lisa A. Heidorn, W. E. Kaegi, Carol Meyer and Terry G. WilfongThe Oriental Institute continued its survey of Bir Umm Fawakhir, a site lying half way between the Nile and the Red Sea in1993.This report reflects on the aims of the 1993 season which was to continue mapping the site, to expand the pottery corpus, to seek for some specific features not found in 1992 such as defensive structures and churches.
Lisa Heidorn, Lisa A. Heidorn, Carol Meyer, Alexandra A. O'Brien, Clemens Reichel and Clemens D. ReichelBir Umm Fawakhir is a fifth-sixth century AD Coptic/Byzantine gold-mining town in the central Eastern Desert of Egypt. This is the final report on the 1996 and 1997 excavation seasons, completing the detailed map of the main settlement, continuing the investigation of the outlying clusters of ruins and looking at the gold-extraction process.
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Bir Umm Fawakhir 3 - Excavations 1999-2001
Bir Umm Fawakhir Survey Project 1993 - A Byzantine Gold-Mining Town in Egypt
Bir Umm Fawakhir, Volume 2 - Report on the 1996-1997 Survey Seasons
Glass from Quseir al-Qadim and the Indian Ocean Trade