Investigation of Quesna first began in 2006 and in 2010, an Old Kingdom mastaba at Quesna became the earliest find ever made in the area. Dated to the 3rd Dynasty reign of King Khaba, the team have secured the site for future generations by backfilling it with sandbags.

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Rowland, J. 2011. ‘A new era at Quesna’, Egyptian Archaeology 38, 10-13.