American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Keeping watch as the Old Kingdom crumbled.

Abstract

With walls 7 meters thick and 4 meters high, the round stone fort was a potent symbol of ancient Egypt’s power, more than 250 kilometers from its Nile Valley heartland. And, so far, the building is unique. “We have no other example like it,” said excavator Gregory Mumford of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, after his presentation. But the structure at… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.330.6010.1473

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@article{Lawler2010AmericanSO, title={American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Keeping watch as the Old Kingdom crumbled.}, author={Andrew Lawler}, journal={Science}, year={2010}, volume={330 6010}, pages={1473} }