Kom-Ed-Dik Excavations Papers

Scope and Content

The collection comprises papers concerning the archaeological excavations at Kom-Ed-Dik, Alexandria, Egypt. Includes correspondence, notes, photographs and reports.

Administrative / Biographical History

The excavation of Kom-Ed-Dik, (also known as Kom-El-Dikka), Alexandria, Egypt, began in 1947. It was conducted by the Farouk 1st University, Alexandria, under the direction of Alan John Bayard Wace. Arthur Lane of the Department of Ceramics at the Victoria and Albert Museum joined the team in 1949 to study the pottery found.


The material has been arranged chronologically.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Donated in 1985

Other Finding Aids

Unpublished handlist

Conditions Governing Use

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