The Delta Survey Conference and Workshop is a biannual event bringing together researchers working in the Egyptian Delta. It is supported by the EES Delta Survey project and run in collaboration with a host institution and always in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

The seventh Delta Survey Conference and Workshop will be held on Thursday 30th September and Friday 1st October 2021 and will be held on Zoom. This year, the event will focus on work conducted in the Delta between 2019 and 2021. 

The Delta Survey Conference and Workshop is sponsored by the British Academy through the Egypt Exploration Society and with the kind cooperation and collaboration of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

Schedule and registration links

Please ensure that you register for each of the three parts of the Conference and Workshop that you would like to attend. Separate joining links will be sent for each part. 

Schedule is subject to last minute changes, we apologise for any inconvenience. 

Thursday 30th September

Time (UK)

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6rGP-TC3RmSsYOyfvU-lYQ

Time (Egypt)

08:00

Zoom Opens

09:00

08:10-08:35

Welcome

Hisham el Laithy and Penny Wilson

09:10-09:35

08:35-09:00

The Egypt Exploration Society Delta Survey - 25 years and more

Jeffrey Spencer

09:35-10:00

09:00-09:25

New data-new questions: The discovery of an Old Kingdom provincial residence at Bubastis

Eva Lange-Athinodorou

10:00-10:25

09:25-09:50

The 20th Dynasty and the End of the New Kingdom: A View from Pi-Ramesse

Henning Franzmeier

10:25-10:50

09:50-10:15

The Discovery of the Burnt Tomb at Tell Tibella by Geophysical survey

Ayman Wahby

10:50-11:15

10:15-10:40

Break

11:15-11:40

10:40-11:05

Kom el-Gir in Context: Recent Results on Settlements and Landscape in the Northwestern Delta (Governorate of Kafr esh-Sheikh)

Robert Schiestl

11:40-12:05

11:05-11:30

Buto 2019, 2021: from the Storage Building to the Necropolis. End of the Late Period to the Byzantine-Islamic Period

Pascale Ballet and Loïc Mazou

12:05-12:30

11:30-13:00

Lunch

12:30-14:00

13:00-13:25

Standardisation of pottery production of the Nile Delta in the 4th millennium BCE

Agnieszka Mączyńska

14:00-14:25

13:25-13:50

‘Reconstructing’ a building: the case of the Late Roman house of Kom al-Ahmer

Giorgia Marchiori

14:25-14:50

13:50-14:15

Archaeo-geophysical Survey for Imaging Archaeological Ruins at Tell Buweib, Nile Delta, Egypt

Amr Abd El-Raouf, Penny Wilson, Osman Badran, and Mahmoud Arab

14:50-15:15

14:15-14:40

Temples of Tell Heboua I

Sayed Abdel Halim

15:15-15:40

14:40-15:00

Break

15:40-16:00

15:00-15:25

الأوانى الفخارية المكتشفة حديثا بحفائر تل آثار الأبقعين   

(Pottery from Tell el-Abqain)

Ahmed el Kharadly

16:00-16:25

15:25-15:50

حيازة الآثار في القوانين المصرية,

(Possessing Antiquities in Egyptian Law)

Hany Abou el Azzam

16:25-16:50

15:50-16:15

The 14th Dynasty and the looting of Egypt

Manfred Bietak

16:50-17:15

16:15-16:30

Closing remarks for the day

17:15-17:30

 

Friday 1st October

Time (UK)

 

Time (Egypt)

08:30-10:30

Workshop Panels in Parallel Sessions – short presentations and discussion forum

Registration link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rcuyprDIoGNcw7E4JAqv9tvNW6iOFFu3o

09:30-11:30

1

Landscapes and Survey techniques

Chair: Eva Lange-Athinodorou

1

2

Site Management Plans

Chair: Penny Wilson

2

3

Priority sites and Rescue work

Chair: Joanne Rowland

3

4

Human Bioarchaeology in the Delta

Chair: TBA

4

5

Archaeobotany

Chair: TBA

5

6

Heritage work

Chair: Fatma Keshk

6

10:30-13:00

Lunch Break

11:30-14:00

 

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QqiC8SgcQRaGSZbMEwPHXw

 

13:00-13:25

Metelis: From the Late Dynastic to the Early Islamic Periods

Cristina Mondin

14:00-14:25

13:25-13:50

The excavation of a tower house of the Hellenistic domestic district )Kom al-Ahmer – Beheira)

Bianca Badalucco

14:25-14:50

13:50-14:15

الفخار عصرى ما قبل وبداية الأسرات بالدقهلية

(Pottery in the pre-and early days of the dynasties in Dakahlia)

Zeinab Mahmoud Suleiman

14:50-15:15

14:15-14:30

Break

15:15-15:30

14:30-14:55

The latest archaeological discoveries in the Western Cemetery of Alexandria

Fahima al-Nahas

15:30-15:55

14:55-15:20

A case study of torture through the human remains excavated from the Egyptian city of Sais

Sara Almery

Identifying the inhabitants of ancient Alexandria through the human remains discovered in the excavations of Gabal Elzaytoun (Unit X).

Fahima al-Nahas, Ali Zogba, Omnya Saleh, and Sara Almery

15:55-16:20

15:20-15:45

SCA excavation at Tell El-Yahudia

Aiman Asmawy Ali

16:20-16:45

15:45-16:10

Closing remarks

16:45-17:10

Download the schedule and registration links

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