The Egypt Exploration Society has a long history of excavations and exploration of the monuments of Ancient Egypt. Today, the Society’s Archive contains thousands of images of these pioneering investigations and thousands more documents relating to the personalities of these early years of archaeology. The Archive continues to provide for ground-breaking research and developments in the field of Egyptology and will provide shortly be undergoing an extensive re-cataloging project to increase accessibility online.
This exhibition of material from the EES Lucy Gura Archive aims to exemplify this unique collection of material through the context of ancient Egyptian history. Click below to travel through the periods of Egypt’s history by exploring the sites that the Society has dug since our founding in 1882.
Come and explore for yourself…
|Early Egypt||c. 5300-2686 BC|
|Old Kingdom||2686-2125 BC|
|First Intermediate Period||2160-2055 BC|
|Middle Kingdom||2055-1650 BC|
|Second Intermediate Period||1650-1550 BC|
|New Kingdom||1550-1069 BC|
|Third Intermediate Period||1069-664 BC|
|Late Period||664-332 BC|
|Graeco-Roman Period||332 BC – AD 395|
All dates used are from Shaw, I. 2000. The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt. Oxford University Press: Oxford.