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Shurafa: the fort

Plan of the fort published by Mackay. Beneath the east wall was found a foundation deposit (?) consisting of bones of a camel in a small chamber. Following the observation of the excavator the fort seemed to have no gates: presumably they were above the levels which survived.

plan of the fort of Shurafa

Petrie/Mackay 1915: 41, pl. XLVII

further reading:

Grossmann 1991: 465 (brief description of the fort with description and some plans of the other forts known from Egypt)


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