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Wadi al-Jarf

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 01, 2018 10:36 AM History
Site on the Red Sea Coast in Egypt, used in the Fourth Dynasty as a port for importing turquoise and copper from Sinai. The oldest surviving papyrus from Egypt, dated during the reign of Khufu (26th century BCE), was found at the site.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/420811320

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Gabriel Mckee, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Wadi al-Jarf: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/420811320> [accessed: 14 December 2019]

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