Small settlement in the eastern Delta. The remains date primarily to the Third Intermediate Period. Parts of the site were excavated by Petrie in 1905. A modern popular tradition connects the place with Joseph (Burru el-Yusef - pits of Joseph), which was the main reason for excavations. Two wall systems were found. A brick wall and a later (?) sand wall. The inside of the settlement still contained many well preserved buildings.
plan of the town, click on the image
Petrie 1906: 28-34
Finds from the site mostly consist of pottery.
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