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NEWS: Hyksos buildings are the latest ancient discovery in Tel Habuwa

Important new discoveries at the Tel Habuwa dig east of the Suez Canal shed light on the campaign by Ahmose I (c.1550–1525 BC) against the Hyksos invaders (Source: Ahram Online).

Important new discoveries at the Tel Habuwa dig east of the Suez Canal shed light on the campaign by Ahmose I (c.1550–1525 BC) against the Hyksos invaders (Source: Ahram Online).

“A team of Egyptian archaeologists digging at Tel Habuwa, near the town of Qantara East and three kilometres east of the Suez Canal, have made a major discovery.

The find comes as part of the search for more of the ancient forts that played a major role in protecting ancient Egypt’s eastern gateway from foreign invasion.

During excavation works, archaeologists chanced upon the remains of administrative buildings dating back to the Hyksos and the New Kingdom periods in the second millennium BC, as well as a great many grain silos” – via Ahram Online.

Read more here.

Fascinating discovery! It’s amazing to be able to learn more about Egypt’s interaction with her neighbours.

 

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2 comments on “NEWS: Hyksos buildings are the latest ancient discovery in Tel Habuwa

  1. More fantastic news ! Thanks. Love your posts.

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