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Archaeological Geology of Ancient Egypt

Survey of ancient Egyptian stone quarries (rock varieties and images, locations, and ages)

Illustrated overview of ancient Egyptian quarries

Summary of the varieties and uses of rocks and minerals in ancient Egypt

Detailed discussions of ancient Egypt's ornamental stones, building stones, utilitarian stones, and gemstones

Survey of ornamental stones used in pre-Ottoman mosques of Cairo

The 1150 BC Turin Papyrus: the world's oldest geological map

3D images of ancient Egyptian quarries and mines from early stereographs

Publications of J. A. Harrell in archaeological geology 


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Dr. James A. Harrell
Professor Emeritus of Archaeological Geology
Department of Environmental Sciences (Mail Stop #604)
The University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft Street
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

Telephone: 419-530-2193
Fax: 419-530-4421


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