Now that your on site, what are you going to do? What methods will you employ? How have these techniques changed since 1882?
This panel explores the work done on site, from the people involved in digging, to the tools of the trade. Click on the image to the left to begin exploring.
Today the Egypt Exploration Society utilizes the most up-to-date, cutting-edge technologies to explore Egypt’s cultural past. From geophysics to uncover archaeology buried beneath the soils of the delta, to auguring to reveal ancient watercourses. Recent geophysical surveys in the Egyptian delta have revealed sprawling towns and cemeteries hidden just beneath our feet! Who knows what amazing technology we will be using in the next 100 years?!
Dr Penny Wilson overseas a geophysical survey of the tell at Mutubis in the Nile delta in 2015.