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A cross-regional initiative for the study of
monasticism in the late antique Near East
Fieldwork at Beni Hassan
Preliminary fieldwork at Beni Hassan began in 2009 and since then the project has conducted two additional field seasons- one in 2014 and another in 2015. The area in which this fieldwork is being conducted extends approximately 2.5 km south from the Middle Kingdom necropolis to the wadi known as the Batn al-Baqara. Click on the buttons in the satellite map below to learn more about work in specific parts of the area.
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