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RARE MUD-BRICK Settlement Uncovered At Edfu

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« on: July 02, 2008, 10:02:14 pm »









The ancient Egyptian town at Tell Edfu was found remarkably intact,
but even its settlement layers show traces of quarrying from farmers
searching for materials to make fertilizers at the turn of the 20th century.

The damage, however, missed much of the large town center, a trade
and government hub containing a number of rectangular mud-brick
structures.

Experts say some of the buildings served as storage cellars and were
built with a thick ash layer that helped to deter rodents and insects
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