1998-99 ANNUAL REPORT
In addition to directing the archaeological excavations at Bir Umm Fawakhir (see separate article) Carol Meyer gave several presentations on the site. In November she spoke on "The Gold-Miners of Bir Umm Fawakhir" at the Byzantine Studies Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, in April on "The Bir Umm Fawakhir 1999 Excavations" at the American Research Center in Egypt annual meeting in Chicago, and in May on "A Byzantine Gold-Mining Town: Bir Umm Fawakhir" at the Late Antique and Byzantine Studies workshop at the University of Chicago. Several publications have appeared, including "Gold Miners and Mining at Bir Umm Fawakhir" in Social Approaches to an Industrial Past (London: Routledge); "Three Seasons at Bir Umm Fawakhir," with Lisa Heidorn, in Life on the Fringe (Leiden: CNWS); two articles in the Encyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (London: Routledge); and "A Baboon Amulet from Ishchali," in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Near East: Studies in Honour of Martha Rhoads Bell, Volume 1, edited by J. Phillips (San Antonio: Van Siclen Books, 1998).
Revised: July 30, 2007