Limestone Quarries

North of the Batn al-Baqara is a significant stretch of mountain that was quarried since pharaonic times.  

Batn al-Baqara

Among these quarries is significant evidence of their adaptive reuse in late antiquity by Christian monks.  Click on the buttons in the satellite map below for more information on the what the team documented during the 2014 season.

                       © 2016 by SCOTT BUCKING

Unless otherwise noted, all photography by SCOTT BUCKING