Wadi el-Hudi Team Publications

Brand, Meredith, Bryan Kraemer, and Kate Liszka. 2022. “Living and Working at the early Middle Kingdom Amethyst Mining Settlement Site 5, Wadi el-Hudi.” In Daily Life of Ancient Egyptian Settlements, ed. Johanna Sigl. SDAIK 47, Otto Harrassowitz, 41-55.

Berkiten, Sema, Xinyi Fan, and Szymon Rusinkiewicz. 2015. “Semi-Automatic Digital Epigraphy from Images with Normals,” In Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering, edited by D. Mould and P. Bénard, 1-13.

Brand, Meredith. 2019. “Early Middle Kingdom Nubian Imitation Wares at Wadi el-Hudi.” In Cahiers de la Céramique Égyptienne 11 “Céramiques égyptiennes au Soudan ancien : Importations, imitations et influences”, Romain David (ed.). p.29-46.

Liszka, Kate. 2018. “Site 4 at Wadi el-Hudi: A Lost Amethyst Mining Settlement.” In Egyptian Archaeology 51: 36-40.

Liszka, Kate 2017. “Egyptian or Nubian?: Settlement Architecture at Wadi el-Hudi, Wadi es-Sebua, and the Eastern Desert” In Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 103: 35-51.

Liszka, Kate. 2017. “Salvaging and Protecting the Archaeology of Wadi el-Hudi, Eastern Desert.” Bulletin of the American Research Center in Egypt 210: 16-21.

Liszka, Kate. 2015. “Gems in the Desert: Recent Work at Wadi el-Hudi.” Egyptian Archaeology 46: 37-40.

Press Releases, Blogs, and Blurbs about the Wadi el-Hudi Expedition

ARCE Research Supporting Member

2022 – 2023 ARCE Antiquities Endowment Fund (AEF) Project

2023 “Drei Stelen entdeckt bei Kurzbesuch in antiker Minensiedlung in Dihmit South” blog by Jolly Thews

2019 “Wadi el-Hudi Expedition – Incorporating new techniques of archaeological documentation” by Júlia Schmied in Digital Epigraphy

2019 “Minensiedlungen in Dihmit und el-Hisnein müssen dringend geschützt werden” blog by Jolly Thews

2018 “Preserving and Modelling Egypt’s Wadi el-Hudi for the World” blog by Kate Liszka

2017 Nile Currents blurb by Salima Ikram about Wadi el-Hudi Season 3 in KMT 28(1), page 10

2017 “Geoarchaeology and the famous amethyst mines in Wadi el-Hudi, Egypt: Desert heritage at risk,” blog by Per Storemyr Archaeology and Conservation

2016 Digging Diary blurb about Wadi el-Hudi Season 3 in Egyptian Archaeology 50: 34.

2015 Press Release by the Ministry of Antiquities about the discovery of stelae at Wadi el-Hudi

2015 Blog about Ministry of Antiquities Press Release by the Luxor Times

2015 Press Release and Article about Wadi el-Hudi Stelae by El Mundo

2015 Press Release and Article about Wadi el-Hudi Stelae by Archaeology Magazine

2014 Digging Diary blurb about Wadi el-Hudi Season 1 in Egyptian Archaeology 45

2014 Nile Currents blub by Salima Ikram about Wadi El-Hudi Season 1 in KMT

Other Literature on Wadi el-Hudi

Berlev, Oleg. “A Social Experiment in Nubia during the Years 9-17 of Sesostris I.” In Labor in the Ancient near East, edited by Marvin Powell, 143-57. New Haven: American Oriental Society, 1987.

Edel, Elmar. “Zur Stele Sesostris’ I. aus dem Wadi el-Hudi.” Göttinger Miszellen 78 (1984): 51-54.

Espinel, Andrés. “A Newly Identified Stela from Wadi el-Hudi (Cairo JE 86119).” Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 91 (2005): 55-70.

Fakhry, Ahmed. The Inscriptions of the Amethyst Quarries at Wadi El Hudi. The Egyptian Deserts. Cairo: Government Press, 1952.

González-Tablas Nieto, Javier. “La Explotación Minera de Wadi el-Hudi bajo el reinado de Senusert I.” Studia historica. Historia antigua 27 (2009): 149-161.

Harrell, James A. and Robert E. Mittelstaedt. “Newly Discovered Middle Kingdom Forts in Lower Nubia.” Sudan & Nubia 19 (2015): 30-39.

Klemm, Rosemarie, Dietrich D. Klemm, and Andreaes Murr. “Geo-archäologischer Survey im Wadi el-Hudi.” In Festschrift Arne Eggbrecht, 53-66. Hildesheim: Gerstenberg Verlag.

Obsomer, Claude. Sésostris Ier: Etud chronologique et historique du règne. Brussels: Connaissance de l’Égypte Ancienne, 1995.

Rowe, Alan. “Three Stelae from the South-Eastern Desert,” Annales du Service des antiquités de l’Egypte 39 (1939): 187-194.

Sadek, Ashraf I. The Amethyst Mining Inscriptions of Wadi El-Hudi. Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 1980.

Seyfried, Karl-Joachim. Beiträge zu den Expeditionen des Mittleren Reiches in die Ost-Wüste. Hildesheim: Gerstenberg Verlag. 1981.

Seyfried, Karl-Joachim. “Zur Inschrift des Hor (Wadi el Hudi Nr. I (143)),” Göttinger Miszellen 81 (1984): 55-66.

Shaw, Ian. “Surveying at the Edges of Egypt: The Archaeology of Pharaonic Mining and Quarrying,” Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology 4 (1993): 51-54.

Shaw, Ian. “Pharaonic Quarrying and Mining: Settlement and Procurement in Egypt’s Marginal Regions.” Antiquity 68:258 (1994): 108-19.

Shaw, Ian. “Exploiting the Desert Frontier: The Logistics and Politics of Ancient Egyptian Mining Expeditions,” In Social Approaches to the Industrial Past: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Mining, edited by Knapp, Pigott, and Herbert, 242-258, London: Routledge. 1998.

Shaw, Ian. “The Evidence for Amethyst Mining in Nubia and Egypt,” In Recent Research into the Stone Age of Northeastern Africa, edited by Zrzyzaniak, Kroeper, and Kobusiewicz, 219-227, Poland: Poznań Archaeological Museum. 2000.

Shaw, Ian. “Life on the Edge: Gemstones, Politics and Stress in the Deserts of Egypt and Nubia,” In Egypt and Nubia: Gifts of the Desert, edited by Renée Friedman, 244-251, London: The British Museum Press. 2002.

Shaw, Ian. “Late Roman Amethyst and Gold Mining at Wadi el-Hudi,” In Egyptian Stories: A British Egyptological Tribute to Alan B. Lloyd on the Occasion of His Retirement, edited by Schneider and Szpakowska, 319-328, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2007.

Shaw, Ian, and Robert Jameson. “Amethyst Mining in the Eastern Desert: A Preliminary Survey at Wadi El-Hudi.” Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 79 (1993): 81-97.

Sidebotham, Steven, Martin Hense, and Hendrikje Nouwens, The Red Land. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2008.

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