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Saqqara’s excavation campaign, Egypt
On March, 20th, our team members Francesco Fassi and Alessandro Mandelli join the annual excavation campaign promoted by Museo Egizio di Torino in Saqqara, Egypt.
Our job will be to survey the tombs and the findings, and to help to calculate and analyse the results of the future excavations.
Follow us through the digging diaries by Museo Egizio, out every Friday here. Our adventure will be also posted in the Facebook page of Museo Egizio , in our page 3D Survey Group, in the Facebook page of the foundation “Friends of Saqqara”, their website, and in the Facebook page of Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, and their website.
The diary of the first week by the director of the research project Lara Weiss, is already out:
Saqqara, 23rd March 2018
“This year the Leiden-Turin team received all necessary permissions to excavate in Sakkara at the very last moment.
We expect an exciting season in which the new team hopes to better understand the area to the north of the tomb of Maya [continue the reading here].”
The diary of the second week is by Lara Weiss, Miriam Müller, and Sarah Schrader (from Leiden University) here.
Next week you will know more about our activities in the digging diary!