University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: George Brooks

The Merenptah Palace Project of 1983-84

Museum Briefs

By: Jay Schwartz and George Brooks and John Herrmann

Egypt is famous for its royal tombs and pyramids, but we know surprisingly little about the ceremonial and political activities of Egypt’s ancient kings, or about their daily lives. In fact, very few royal palaces have been excavated: located on the alluvial plain of the Nile, most have disappeared — swallowed by rising mud, buried […]