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Excavation in progress amongst a group of small houses in the Main City (grid 12), March 2005.

Excavation & Survey


Short annual reports appear in the Editorial section of the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology annually from 1977.

Fenwick, H., 2004. Ancient roads and GPS survey: modelling the Amarna Plain. Antiquity 78, 880–5.

Fenwick, H., 2005. Tell el-Amarna, 2005. Desert survey. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 91, 20–1.

Hamza, M. and B.J. Kemp, 2000. Report on a large house at Amarna, discovered near the village of el-Hagg Qandil. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 86, 161–5.

Harrell, J.A., 2001. Ancient quarries near Amarna. Egyptian Archaeology 19, 36–8.

Kemp, B.J., 1978. Preliminary report on the el-'Amarna survey, 1977. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 64, 22–34.

Kemp, B.J., 1979. Preliminary report on the el-'Amarna survey, 1978. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 65, 5–12.
 
Kemp, B.J., 1980. Preliminary report on the el-'Amarna expedition, 1979. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 66, 5–16.
 
Kemp, B.J., 1981. Preliminary report on the el-'Amarna expedition, 1980. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 67, 5–20.

Kemp, B.J., 1983. Preliminary report on the el-'Amarna expedition, 1981–2. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 69, 5–24.

Kemp, B.J., ed., 1984. Amarna Reports I. Occasional Papers 1. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Contents:

  Chapter 1 (pp. 1–13). Patterns of activity at the Workmen's Village (B.J. Kemp).
Reports on the 1983 fieldwork
Chapter 2 (pp. 14–33). Chapel 561/450 (The "Main Chapel").
Chapter 3 (pp. 34–9). Chapels 570 and 571.
Chapter 4 (pp. 40–59). The animal pens (Building 400).
Appendix: analysis of coprolite sample from Site X1, by G. Hosey.
Report of an immunology test applied to coprolites, by W.P.H. Duffus.
Chapter 5 (pp. 60–80). Commodity delivery area (Zir-area).
Chapter 6 (pp. 81–8). The Main Quarry.
Chapter 7 (pp. 89–95). The survey of the city.
Technical reports and discussions
Chapter 8 (pp. 99–123). A resistivity survey at el-Amarna, by I.J. Mathieson.
Chapter 9 (pp. 124–32). Ring bezels at el-Amarna, by I. Shaw.
Chapter 10 (pp. 133–53). The pottery distribution analysis, by P.J. Rose.
Chapter 11 (pp. 154–64). Preliminary report on the faunal remains from the Workmen's Village, by H.M. Hecker.
Chapter 12 (pp. 165–77). Pottery cult vessels from the Workmen's Village, by L.C. Hulin.
Chapter 13 (pp. 178–88). Radiocarbon date calibration using historically dated specimens from Egypt and new radiocarbon determinations for el-Amarna, by V.R. Switsur.
Chapter 14 (pp. 189–201). A sediments analysis of mud brick and natural features at el-Amarna, by C.A.I. French.
Chapter 15 (pp. 202–11). Geomorphology and prehistory at el-Amarna, by C.A.I. French.

Kemp, B.J., ed., 1985. Amarna Reports II. Occasional Papers 2. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Contents:

  Reports on the 1984 fieldwork
Chapter 1 (pp. 1–17). Chapel 561/450 (The "Main Chapel").
Chapter 2 (pp. 18–28). Painted plaster from the Main chapel.
Chapter 3 (pp. 29–38). Chapels 570 and 571 and adjacent ground.
Chapter 4 (pp. 39–50). Chapel group 528–531.
Chapter 5 (pp. 51–63). The survey of the city.
Technical reports and discussions
Chapter 6 (pp. pp. 65–109). The hieratic labels, 1979–82, by M.A. Leahy.
Chapter 7 (pp. 119–32). The hieroglyphic wall plaster from Chapel 561, by G. Robins.
Chapter 8 (pp. 133–74). Pottery fabrics and ware groups at el-Amarna, by P.T. Nicholson and P. Rose.
Chapter 9 (pp. 175–90). Preliminary report on the botanical remains, by J.M. Renfrew.
Chapter 10 (pp. 191–204). Preliminary report on the textiles, by G.M. Eastwood.

B.J. Kemp, ed., 1986. Amarna Reports III. Occasional Publications 4. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Contents:   

  Reports on the 1985 fieldwork
Chapter 1 (pp. 1–33). Work inside the Walled Village.
Chapter 2 (pp. 34–49). Building 250: a set of animal pens.
Chapter 3 (pp. 50–9). Building 300: a set of animal pens.
Chapter 4 (pp. 60–79). Building 540/541.
Appendix: Report on two fibre diameter samples from el-Amarna, by H.M. Appleyard.
Chapter 5 (pp. 80–9). Report on the excavation of floor [873] of the outer hall of Chapel 561/450, by H.M. Hecker.
Chapter 6 (pp. 90–7). The Amarna Survey: the survey of the city.
Technical reports, discussions and wider survey work
Chapter 7 (pp. 99–117). Pottery from the Main Chapel, by P. Rose.
Chapter 8 (pp. 118–46). The Late New Kingdom burial beside the Main Chapel, by J. H. Taylor and A. Boyce.
Chapter 9 (pp. 147–88). Late Dynastic pottery from the vicinity of the South Tombs, by P. French.
Chapter 10 (pp. 189–212). A survey at Hatnub, by I.M.E. Shaw.

Kemp, B.J., 1987. The Amarna Workmen's Village in retrospect. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 73, 21–50.

B.J. Kemp, ed., 1987. Amarna Reports IV. Occasional Publications 5. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Contents:

  Reports on the 1986 excavations
Chapter 1 (pp. 1–16). Work inside the Walled Village (1): south-west corner.
 Appendix: ash as an insecticide, by R. Miller.
Chapter 2 (pp. 17–29). Fragments of a painted royal figure with artist's grid from West Street 2/3, by F. Weatherhead and E. Shannon.
Chapter 3 (pp. 30–46). Work inside the Walled Village (2): Gate Street 9.
Appendix: general review of the Workmen's Village houses, by B.J. Kemp.
Chapter 4 (pp. 47–55). Building 200: animal pens and plant beds.
Chapter 5 (pp. 56–69). The completion of the Main Chapel, and further examination of animal pens 300.
Chapter 6 (pp. 70–86). Chapel 556.
Chapter 7 (pp. 87–102). The survey of Site X2, by A.C. Renfrew.
Appendix I: Fabric and form data from surface collections: two specimen squares, by P.J. Rose.
Appendix II: Experimental comparison of sherds by weight, by P.J. Rose.
Chapter 8 (pp. 103–114). Report on the 1986 Amarna Survey.
Section 8.2: The Sanctuary of the Great Aten Temple, by B.J. Kemp.
Chapter 9 (pp. 115–29). Report on the 1986 Amarna pottery survey, by P.J. Rose.
Technical reports, discussions and wider survey work
Chapter 10 (pp. 132–43). The pottery from Gate Street 8, by P.J. Rose.
Chapter 11 (pp. 144–53). Flaked stone from the Workmen's Village, by R. Miller.
Chapter 12 (pp. 154–9). Ring bezels with royal names at the Workmen's Village, 1979–1986, by E. Shannon.
Chapter 13 (pp. 160–7). The 1986 survey of Hatnub, by I.M.E. Shaw.

B.J. Kemp, ed., 1989. Amarna Reports V. Occasional Publications 6. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Contents:     

  Reports on the 1987 fieldwork
Chapter 1 (pp. 1–14). A large well beside building Q48.4.
Chapter 2 (pp. 15–63). The excavation of Q48.4, by C. Kirby and A.M.J. Tooley.
Appendix: workshops and production at el-Amarna, by B.J. Kemp.
Chapter 3 (pp. 64–81). The pottery kilns in building Q48.4, by P.T. Nicholson.
Chapter 4 (pp. 82–101). The evidence for pottery making at Q48.4, by P.J. Rose.
Chapter 5 (pp. 102–14). Report on the 1987 pottery survey, by P.J. Rose.
Chapter 6 (pp. 115–42). Investigation of the Small Aten Temple, by M. Mallinson.
Chapter 7 (pp. 143–56). A further resistivity survey at el-Amarna, by I.J. Mathieson.
Technical reports and discussions
Chapter 8 (pp. 160–68). Notes on the manufacture and use of faience rings at Amarna, by A. Boyce.
Chapter 9 (pp. 169–201). Preliminary report on theAmarna basketry and cordage, by W. Wendrich.
Chapter 10 (pp. 202–40). Artists' pigments fromAmarna, by F. Weatherhead and A. Buckley.
Chapter 11 (pp. 241–52). Experimental determination of the purpose of a "box oven", by P.T. Nicholson.
Chapter 12 (pp. 253–90). Their staff of life: initial investigations on ancient Egyptian bread baking, by D. Samuel.

Kemp, B.J., 1991. Discovery and renewal at Amarna. Egyptian Archaeology 1, 19–22.

Kemp, B.J. and S. Garfi, 1993. A Survey of the Ancient City of El-‘Amarna. Occasional Publications 9. London: Egypt Exploration Society.
Kemp, B.J., 1995. The Kom el-Nana enclosure at Amarna. Egyptian Archaeology 6, 8–9.
 
Kemp, B.J., ed., 1995. Amarna Reports VI. Occasional Papers 10. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Contents:      

  Reports on the excavation of house P46.33
Chapter 1 (pp. 1–43). The excavation of house P46.33.
Appendix: report on a deposit of ferruginous material, from the doorway between areas 11 and 12, by J.A. Charles.
Chapter 2 (pp. 44–136). House P46.33: the finds, by A. Boyce.
Chapter 3 (pp. 137–45). House P46.33: the pottery, by P.J. Rose.
Chapter 4 (pp. 146–68). Site formation processes and the reconstruction of house P46.33, by B.J. Kemp.
Chapter 5 (pp. 169–215). Excavation and survey in the Central City, 1988–92, by M. Mallinson.
Chapter 6 (pp. 218–25). Proton-magnetometer surveys in the main city, by I.J. Mathieson.
Chapter 7 (pp. 226–38). Kiln excavations at P47.20 (house of Ramose complex), by P.T. Nicholson.
Chapter 8 (pp. 239–78). Construction and firing of an experimental updraught kiln, by P.T. Nicholson.
Chapter 9 (pp. 279–308). The potters of Deir Mawas, an ethnoarchaeological study, by P.T. Nicholson.
Chapter 10 (pp. 309–35). The nature and use of ancient Egyptian potter's wheels, by C. Powell.
Chapter 11 (pp. 336–71). Collar and necklace designs at Amarna: a preliminary study of faience pendants, by A. Boyce.
Chapter 12 (pp. 372–83). Umbellifer fruits (Trachyspermum copticum [L.] Link) from the Workmen's Village, by D. Samuel.
Chapter 13 (pp. 384–98). Two studies on Amarna pigments, by F. Weatherhead.
Chapter 14 (pp. 399–410). Wall paintings from the Bridge in the Central City, by F. Weatherhead.
Chapter 15 (pp. 411–62). Outlying temples at Amarna, by B.J. Kemp.

Kemp, B.J. and P.T. Nicholson 1995. Amarna Expedition, 1994–5. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 81, 9–10.

Kemp, B.J., 1996. Tell el-Amarna, 1996. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 82, 12–14.

Kemp, B.J. and P.T. Nicholson 1997. Tell el-Amarna, 1996–7. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 83, 8–13.

Kemp, B.J., 1998. Tell el-Amarna, 1997–8. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 84, 12–16.

Kemp, B.J., 1998. More of Amarna’s city plan. Egyptian Archaeology 13, 17–18.

Kemp, B.J., 1999. Tell el-Amarna, 1998–9. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 85, 13–18.

Kemp, B.J., 2000. Tell el-Amarna, 2000. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 86, 12–17.

Kemp, B.J., 2001. Tell el-Amarna, 2000–01. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 87, 16–21.

Kemp, B.J., 2002. Tell el-Amarna, 2001–02. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 88, 12–21.

D. Lines, Appendix: stone with hieratic inscription. Pp. 20–1.

Kemp, B.J., 2003. Tell el-Amarna, 2003. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 89, 10–21.

Kemp, B.J., 2004. Tell el-Amarna, 2004. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 90, 14–26.

Kemp, B.J., 2005. Tell el-Amarna, 2005. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 91, 15–27.

Kemp, B.J., 2006. Tell el-Amarna, 2005-06. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 92, 21–56.

Kemp, B.J., 2007. The orientation of burials at Tell el-Amarna. In Z. Hawass and J. Richards (ed.), The Archaeology and Art of Ancient Egypt: essays in honour of David B. O'Conner. Cairo, Supreme Council of Antiquities Press: 21-31.

Kemp, B. and A. Stevens, 2010., Busy Lives at Amarna: Excavations in the Main City (Grid 12 and the House of Ranefer, N49.18). Volume I: The Excavations, Architecture and Environmental Remains. EES Excavation Memoir 90. London: Egypt Exploration Society and Amarna Trust. With contributions by P. Buckland, A. Clapham, R. Gerisch, A. Legge, E. Panagiotakopulu and C. Stevens.

Kemp, B. and A. Stevens, 2010. Busy Lives at Amarna: Excavations in the Main City (Grid 12 and the House of Ranefer, N49.18). Volume II: The Objects. EES Excavation Memoir 91. London: Egypt Exploration Society and Amarna Trust. With contributions by M. Eccleston, M. Gabolde and A. Veldmeijer.

Kemp, B.J., 2012. Tell el-Amarna from 1914 to today. In F. Seyfried, ed., In the Light of Amarna. 100 Years of the Discovery of Amarna. Berlin: Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 71–7.

Lewis, M.R.T., 2005. Tell el-Amarna Glass Project study season, 2004. Conservation. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 91, 29.

Mallinson, M., 1999. The sacred landscape. In R.E. Freed, Y.J. Markowitz and S.H. D’Auria, ed., Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamun. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 72–9.

Mathieson, I.J., 2009. The development of geophysical survey at Tell el-Amarna, Memphis and the Saqqara necropolis. In S. Ikram and A. Dodson, eds, Beyond the Horizon: Studies in Egyptian Art, Archaeology and History in Honour of Barry J. Kemp, vol. 1, Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 241–6.

Nicholson, P.T., 1999. Tell el-Amarna Glass Project (site O45.1). Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 85, 18–20.

Nicholson, P.T., 2000. Tell el-Amarna Glass Project: the study season, 1999. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 86, 17–18.

Nicholson, P.T., 2004. Tell el-Amarna Glass Project, 2003. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 90, 26–28.

Nicholson, P.T., 2005. Tell el-Amarna Glass Project study season, 2004. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 91, 27–30.

Nicholson, P.T., 2007. Brilliant Things for Akhenaten: The Production of Glass, Vitreous Materials and Pottery at Amarna Site O45.1. EES Excavation Memoir 80, London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Owen, G., 2000. The Amarna courtiers’ tombs. Egyptian Archaeology 17, 21–4.

Parcak, S., forthcoming. Results from the 2004 Middle Egypt Survey. The Egyptian Museum Bulletin.

Parcak, S., 2004. Finding Egypt’s lost sites using satellite remote sensing. International Conference for Remote Sensing Archaeology. Beijing, 136–40.

Parcak, S., 2005. Satellites and survey in Middle Egypt. Egyptian Archaeology 27, 8–11.

Parcak, S., 2006. The Middle Egypt Survey Project, 2004-06. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 92, 57-61.

Rose, P., 2005. Tell el-Amarna, 2005. Preliminary report on the pottery from the South Tombs bone survey, 2005. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 91, 23–4.

Spence, K., 1999. The North Palace at Amarna. Egyptian Archaeology 15, 14–16.

Stevens, A. and W. Dolling, 2007. Shedding light on the Stone Village at Amarna. Egyptian Archaeology 31, 6–8.

Stevens, A. 2011. The Amarna Stone Village survey and life on the urban periphery in New Kingdom Egypt. Journal of Field Archaeology 36, 100–18.

Stevens, A. 2012. Akhenaten’s Workers. The Amarna Stone Village Survey, 2005–2009. Volume I: The Survey, Excavations and Architecture. London: Egypt Exploration Society and Amarna Trust. With a contribution by W. Dolling.

Stevens, A. 2012. Akhenaten’s Workers. The Amarna Stone Village Survey, 2005–2009. Volume II: The Faunal and Botanical Remains, and Objects. London: Egypt Exploration Society and Amarna Trust. With contributions by A. Clapham, M. Gabolde, R. Gerisch, A. Legge and C. Stevens.

Weatherhead, F.J. and B.J. Kemp, 2007. The Main Chapel at the Amarna Workmen's Village and its wall paintings . Eighty-fifth Excavation Memoir. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

The separate expedition of the Université Paul Valéry-Montpellier III.

Gabolde, M. and A. Dunsmore, 2004. The royal necropolis at Tell el-Amarna. Egyptian Archaeology 25, 30–33.