Mission Digging Diary


The Mission Digging Diary is a week-by-week report of the Dutch excavations in Saqqara, written by the Field Director(s).

 

Season 2017
Read the 2017 Mission Digging Diaries.

Season 2016
Due to the unstable situation in Egypt, the Dutch-Italian excavation team did not work in the field this year. Read a brief statement on the decision to cancel fieldwork here.

Season 2015
Read the 2015 Mission Digging Diaries.

Season 2014
Due to the unstable situation in Egypt, the Dutch excavation team did not work in the field this year.

Season 2013
Read the 2013 Mission Digging Diaries.

Season 2012
Read the 2012 Mission Digging Diaries.

Season 2011
Due to the unrest caused by the Egyptian revolution that started on January 25, 2011, the Dutch excavation team did not work in the field this year.

Season 2002-2010
Mission Digging Diaries, as well as Digging Diaries written by the student assistants to the excavation team, are on the exclusive Friends section of this website.