Ancient Deir Medina in Egypt
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Ancient Deir Medina

Deir Medina is the modern name of an ancient Egyptian village situated on the west bank of the Nile opposite Luxor or the site of ancient Thebes. The village was inhabited by workmen who were responsible for the construction and decoration of the royal tombs from the New Kingdom. The exploration of Deir Medina has yielded a huge quantity of artefacts and texts written on ostraca or papyri which offer a unique view into the daily life of an ancient Egyptian community .....

The Deir Medina Database in Leiden

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Deir Medina August 1974 (Oriental Institute)

Tour Egypt Feature Story by Marie Parsons

Deir Medina : Mark Rigby : World of Egypt

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