University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Ray Anita Slater

Dendereh and the University Museum

1898-1970

By: Ray Anita Slater

The recent publication of Henry G. Fischer‘s book on Dendereh, more than seventy years after the first excavations at that site, provides an apĀ­propriate occasion to review the history of DenĀ­dereh and its relationship with the University Museum. Dendereh is situated on the western edge of the Nile Valley, about 375 miles south of Cairo. […]