My Publications

Pethen, H. In press. Accessing the inaccessible: Detailed ‘off-site’ archaeological survey using satellite imagery and GIS at the Hatnub travertine quarries, Egypt. Proceedings of the 2017 Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference (CAA 2017)

Gasperini, V. and Pethen, H. 2018. A road from Bahariya to Faiyum: A study in remotely sensed data. Ägypten und Levant 28: 181–198. DOI: 10.1553/AEundL28s181

Pethen, H. 2018. Egyptian Alabaster: The Golden Light of Eternity. In: Sinead Madden (ed.) Alabaster. Catalogue of the Exhibition at Ordovas Art Gallery, 20 September – 15 December 2018. Ordovas, London. 6-19

Pethen, H. 2017. Book review of The Archaeology of Urbanism in Ancient Egypt: From the Predynastic Period to the End of the Middle Kingdom, by Nadine Moeller. Reviewed by Hannah Pethen. American Journal of Archaeology Vol. 121, No. 4 (October 2017). Published online at DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1214.Pethen

Pethen, H. 2017. The Stelae Ridge cairns: A reassessment of the archaeological evidence. In: G. Rosati and and M. C. Guidotti (eds.) Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Egyptologists, Florence 23 – 30 August 2015. Archaeopress Egyptology 19: Oxford. 481-486.

Lisa C. Nevett, E. Bettina Tsigarida, Zosia H. Archibald, David L. Stone, Timothy J. Horsley, Bradley A. Ault, Anna Panti, Kathleen M. Lynch, Hannah Pethen, Susan M. Stallibrass, Elina Salminen, Christopher Gaffney, Thomas J. Sparrow, Sean Taylor, John Manousakis, Dimitrios Zekkos. 2017. Towards a Multi-scalar, multidisciplinary approach to the Classical Greek city: The Olynthos Project.  Annual of the British School at Athens 112: 155-206.

Bardají, T. Martinez-Graña, A. Sánchez Moral, S. Pethen, H. García-González, D. Cuezva, S. Cañaveras, J.C. Jiménez-Higueras, 2017. A. Geomorphology of Dra Abu el-Naga (Egypt): the basis of the funerary sacred landscape. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 131: 233-250.

Pethen, H. 2014. The Pharaoh as Horus: Three dimensional figurines from mining sites and the religious context for the extraction of minerals in the Middle Kingdom. In: T. Lekov, and E. Buzov, (eds.) Cult and Belief in Ancient Egypt: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress for Young Egyptologists 22-25 September 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria.151–162.  Full text via

Jones, E. and Pethen, H. 2012. Archaeological mapping and topographical survey. In I. Shaw, (ed.) The Gurob Harem Palace Project, Spring 2012. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 98:44–46.

Pethen, H. 2012. The old and the new in Egyptian archaeology: Towards a methodology for interpreting GIS data using textual evidence. In: A. Chrysanthi, P. M. Flores and C. Papadopoulos, (eds.) Thinking Beyond the Tool: Archaeological Computing and the Interpretive Process. Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference 2010. British Archaeological Reports Publications. 103–122. Full text via

Pethen, H. 2011. Assessment of archaeological resource in aggregate areas on the Isle of Wight. English Heritage project no. 4769. Museum of London Archaeology. Available from the Archaeological Data Service (