Campaigns

Report Campaign 2020

Report Campaign 2020

19th Season Report: January 14 th – February 22 nd ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo has been extremely helpful in every way, and we are most grateful to the Minister of State Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El Anani, to the General Director of...

Report Campaign 2019

Report Campaign 2019

18th Season Report: January 15 th – February 25 th ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo has been extremely helpful in every way, and we are most grateful to the Minister of State Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El Anani, to the General Director of...

Report Campaign 2018

Report Campaign 2018

17th Season Report: January 16 th – February 24 thACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo has been extremely helpful in every way, and we are most grateful to the Minister of State Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El Anani, to the General Director of...

Report Campaign 2017

Report Campaign 2017

16th Season Report: January 18 th – February 25 th ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities in Cairo has been extremely helpful in every way, and we are most grateful to the Minister of State Antiquities, Dr. Khaled El Anani, and to Dr. Mohamed Ismail...

Report Campaign 2016

Report Campaign 2016

15th Season Report: January 12 th – February 20 thINTRODUCTION Dra Abu el-Naga is the modern name of the hill that rises on the West Bank at the northern end of the necropolis associated with the ancient city of Thebes, which coincides with modern Luxor. A Spanish...

Report Campaign 2015

Report Campaign 2015

14th Season Report: January 13 th – February 21 st INTRODUCTION Dra Abu el-Naga is the modern name of the hill that rises at the northern end of the necropolis associated with the ancient city of Thebes, which coincides with modern Luxor. It is located on the West...

Report Campaign 2014

Report Campaign 2014

13th Season Report: January 13th – February 23th ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo has been extremely helpful in every way, and we are most grateful to the Minister of State Antiquities, Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim, and to Dr. Mohamed Ismail,...

Report Campaign 2013

Report Campaign 2013

12th Season Report: January 8th – February 21st ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo has been extremely helpful in every way, and we are most grateful to all those who were in charge during the preparation and execution of the 12th...

Report Campaign 2012

Report Campaign 2012

11st Season Report: January 9th – February19th ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo has been extremely helpful in every way, and we are most grateful to the Minister of State Antiquities, Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim, to the Secretary General, Dr....

Report Campaign 2011

Report Campaign 2011

Tomb-chapel of Djehuty (TT 11) Djehuty was a high official under the joint reign of Hatshepsut–Thutmosis III, c. 1470 BC. He came from Middle Egypt, from the province of Hermopolis (Hemenu), consecrated to the god Thot, the scribe of the gods. Djehuty's name also...

Report Campaign 2010

Report Campaign 2010

1. THE PAINTED BURIAL CHAMBER OF DJEHUTY (TT 11) The open courtyard of Djehty’s funerary monument is 34m long, and was excavated during the first five seasons of fieldwork, in 2002–06. The inner part of the monument penetrates horizontally 18m inside the rock of the...

Report Campaign 2009

Report Campaign 2009

ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK OUTSIDE THE TOMBS 1. Cleaning the new area south-west of TT 11 The Permanent Committee of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) approved in its meeting held on April 30th 2008 the extension of the concession around the tombs TT 11-12 in order to...

Report Campaign 2008

Report Campaign 2008

INTRODUCTION The tombs of Djehuty and Hery (TT 11-12) are located in the central area of Dra Abu-el Naga. They were hewn at the foothill, and they are interconnected through a third tomb (–399–). They all date to the early XVIIIth Dynasty. The tombs of Djehuty and...

Report Campaign 2007

Report Campaign 2007

ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK INSIDE THE TOMBS The main goal for the present season was the clearing of the debris that filled the inner chamber of the tomb of Djehuty (TT 11), measuring 4.40 x 5.40 m. and its height 2.24 m. The debris fell down through two big holes in the...

Report Campaign 2006

Report Campaign 2006

ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK OUTSIDE THE TOMBS The aim of the excavation carried out in the area outside TT 11-12 was the clearance of the open courtyards of the tombs. In the process, we have found many objects belonging to funerary equipments of different periods, from the...

Report Campaign 2005

Report Campaign 2005

4th Season Report: January 10 th – February 19 th Field Director: Dr. José M. Galán General Director of Antiquities in Luxor and Upper Egypt: Dr. Holeil Ghali General Director of Antiquities in the West Bank: Ali El-Asfar Field Inspector: Abdeen Ahmed Mahfoud Rais:...

Report Campaign 2004

Report Campaign 2004

3 rd Season Report January 13 th – February 19 th 2004 Field Director: Dr. José M. Galán Co-Director: Mohamed A. El-Bialy General Director of Antiquities in Luxor and Upper Egypt: Dr. Holeil Ghaly General Director of Antiquities in the West Bank: Ali El-Asfar Field...

Report Campaign 2003

Report Campaign 2003

Second Season: January 14th - February 20th Field Directors: Dr. José M. Galán, and Mohamed El-Bialy General Director of Antiquities in Upper Egypt, Luxor::Mohamed A. El-Bialy General Director of Antiquities in the West Bank:Ali El-Asfar Chief of Inspectors:Ibrahim...

Report Campaign 2002

Report Campaign 2002

First Season Field Director: José Manuel Galán (C.S.I.C., Madrid) Members of the Spanish team: José Miguel Serrano Andrés Diego Espinel Ana de Diego Antonio Morales Margarita Conde Alicia Torija Supervisor of the Egyptian team: Mohamed el-Bialy General Director of...