Richard & Angela Knisely-Marpole

North Kharga Oasis Survey (NKOS) 2001-2004

Mostly kite images, but some ground images thrown in for explanation

The outline of Ain el-Tarakwa is barely visible on the ground, since the archaeological remains lie deeply buried under metres of sand. As Ain el-Dabashiya, the site is virtually unknown and has never been investigated before. It appears to consist of the well-preserved remains of a small sandstone temple, surrounded by a rectangular enclosure wall packed with rooms

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