Site name: Tell el-Farcha, the Nile Delta, Egypt

Excavations manager: dr Marek Chłodnicki, the Poznań Archaeological Museum and prof. dr hab. Krzysztof M. Ciałowicz (Jagiellonian University)

Project duration: since 1998 until present

External partners: Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University; Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology,Warsaw University; Institute of Archeology and Ethnology of the  PolishAcademy Of Sciences

Project funding: Polish Science Foundation, JagiellonianUniversity,  Patrimonium Foundation, private sponsors

Site history: a Lower Egypt culture settlement, settlements and cemeteries from Predynastic and Early Dynastic periods and the beginnings of theOld Kingdom

Project objectives: the role of the eastern Nile Delta in the formation of the ancient Egyptian state

Methods: excavation research, geophysical work, geological drillings

Research history: 1987-1990 research by Ligabue Study and Research Centre fromVenice, since 1998 research by the Polish Archaeological Mission for the eastern Nile Delta.