Neal Spencer

@NealSpencer_BM

Keeper of Ancient Egypt & Sudan @britishmuseum - Egyptologist - Director of Amara West Research Project

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The Blue Nile and White Nile meeting in Khartoum

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Accessioned #amarawest objects, found this season, into Sudan National Museum today. Faience vessel (now SNM36383)

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Our transport back to Khartoum bears (ancient) royal seal of approval #amarawest

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Last boat heads across Nile from dig house on Ernetta island #amarawest

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Wednesday, Khartoum: I'm talking at Sudan National Museum (with Sudan Arch Society) on latest #amarawest research

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Farewell #amarawest (2014) - last day on site recording finished ....

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Changing seasons: fuul-beanstalks stacked in fields after harvest on Ernetta #amarawest

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Who you gonna call? Abri boatmen paint their phone numbers on sides of boat #amarawest

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With clock ticking on #amarawest 2014, final documentation of archaeology demands a range of approaches

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food and object - a modified oyster shell, from late Ramesside house at #amarawest

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Photographed nearly 400 #amarawest finds today - copper alloy fish hook from around 1200BC

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#amarawest 2014 digging ended today (+2 crocodiles on way home): few days closing up (+a much drawing) next

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Newly discovered inscribed lintel in #amarawest house - Jo Auenmueller ponders hieroglyphs ....

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Washing 1000s of pot-sherds, surprises appear. Pot-washer Ali Jellal finds a hieratic ostracon #amarawest

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Building on Ernetta island, alternative to mudbrick: jalous (rammed clay layers, gradually drying). #amarawest

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Philippa Ryan & David Fallon excavating (& sampling) ancient #amarawest garden plots (?) under house D12.6

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Midnight, #amarawest: no need for torches, as moon lights up dig house courtyard

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A finds registrar’s nightmare: pile of ceramic ‘counters’ from street outside #amarawest house #archaeology #nubia

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Weekend, leaving #amarawest excavation: decorated architecture, ostraca, Mycenaean pots, rock inscription copied …

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Now that's what we call 'sheet collapse': ancient tumbled wall at #amarawest

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