University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Ray Anita Slater

Dendereh and the University Museum


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 ap¬≠propriate occasion to review the history of Den¬≠dereh and its relationship with the University Museum. Dendereh is situated on the western edge of the Nile Valley, about 375 miles south of Cairo. […]