Zawyet Umm El Rakham
Zawyet Umm El Rakham (Egyptian Arabic: زاوية أم الرخم lit. "the resthouse of the mother of vultures") is located on the North coast of Egypt 20 km to the west of Marsa Matruh, and about 300 km to the west of Alexandria
It was discovered in 1948 and in the subsequent years was sporadically examined by Alan Rowe and Labib Habachi. Since 1994 extensive excavations have been undertaken at the site by a team from the University of Liverpool under the direction of Steven Snape.
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- S. Snape & P. Wilson Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham I: The Temple and Chapels (Rutherford Press, Bolton: 2007)
- L. Habachi: The Military Posts of Ramesses II on the Coastal Road and the Western Part of the Delta, in: BIFAO 80 (1980), S. 13-30
- S. R. Snape: Walls, Wells and Wandering Merchants: Egyptian Control of the Marmarica in the Late Bronze Age in: C.J. Eyre (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Egyptologists, Leuven 1998, S. 1081-84
- S. R. Snape: The excavations of the Liverpool University Mission to Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham 1994-2001, in: ASAE 78 (2004), S. 149-160, Kairo.
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