Posts Tagged ‘artefacts’

Mysteries and Puzzles

Posted on Apr 2, 2014

By Emmy Malak (AERA archaeologist and object registrar)

Mysteries and puzzles can be very exciting, especially when it comes to understanding the lives of the ancient Egyptians. When I started working at Heit el-Ghurab (HeG) nine years ago, I was puzzled by the artefacts of the site. At first, most of the artefacts looked like broken stones.

Just broken stones? A closer look shows these are drill stones indicating the crafting of stone vessels at the Heit el-Ghurab settlement. Photo by Emmy Malak. … READ MORE »