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Help us solve the mystery of what happened to the crocodile-god Sobek & his Temple at the ancient site of Gebel el-Silsila in Egypt!
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    Pledge SEK 50 or more About US$ 5

    Thank you on website (5 €/6 $)

    A small step for a backer, potentially a giant leap for the Silsila project! At donations of 50 SEK (c. 5 €/6 $), you will have a big Thank You posted together with your name on the project’s blog gebelelsilsilaepigraphicsurveyproject.blogspot.com/. Included in all rewards above this level.

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    Pledge SEK 100 or more About US$ 11

    Silsila postcard (10 €/12 $)

    At donations of 100 SEK (c. 10 €/12 $), you will get a personal greeting sent to you on a limited edition Silsila postcard specifically designed for this Kickstarter campaign by the team photographer. Included in all rewards above this level.

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    Acknowledgement Diploma (25 €/30 $)

    Donations of 250 SEK (c. 25 €/30 $) will be rewarded with a personal diploma where your invaluable help is acknowledged.

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    Silsila cap (50€/60$)

    At this level you'll get a cap decorated with the project's logo!

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    Silsila regular T-shirt (75 €/80 $)

    Traditional Silsila t-shirt
    (regular style)

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    Pledge SEK 1,000 or more About US$ 108

    Friends of Silsila T-shirt (100 €/120 $)

    At donations of 1000 SEK (c. 100 €/120 $), you will receive an awesome official Friends of Silsila T-shirt!

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    Silsila calendar 2019

    At donations of 1000 SEK (c. 100 €/120 $), you will receive a beautifully illustrated Silsila calendar for 2019!

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    Pledge SEK 2,500 or more About US$ 270

    Signed book (250 €/300 $)

    Donations at this level (c. 250 €/300 $) are rewarded with a signed copy of the book, in English, beautifully illustrated and presenting the Temple of Sobek findings. Your support will be acknowledged with a personal dedication. Included in all rewards above this level.

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    Pledge SEK 5,000 or more About US$ 541

    Crocodile amulet replika (500 €/600 $)

    At this level (c. 500 €/600 $), the reward is a beautiful and exclusive silver replica of a crocodile amulet from Silsila, an offering originally made to the Lord of Kheny thousands of years ago. The silver replica will be produced by local Egyptian artisans in cooperation with the project.

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    Private lecture (1000 €/1200 $)

    At this level (c. 1000 €/1200 $), the reward is a private lecture about Silsila, the Temple of Sobek and its findings. The lecture can be given in person at an agreed location or online.
    Lecture date according with agreement

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    Pledge SEK 15,000 or more About US$ 1,622

    VIP day at Silsila (1500 €/1800 $)

    The reward on this level (c. 1500 €/1800 $), is a VIP day at Silsila. During this unforgettable day, project and excavation leaders Dr Maria Nilsson and John Ward (together with a local tour guide and an assigned inspector) will take care of you and give you a personal guided tour of the west bank of Silsila, and describe the various findings. Travel to and from Silsila is not included.

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    Pledge SEK 25,000 or more About US$ 2,703

    Local class visit (2500 €/3000 $)

    This reward (c. 2500 €/3000 $) gives a class from a local school the opportunity to visit Silsila for a unique learning experience. Your generosity will be rewarded with the gratitude of the children expressed in the form of a personal "Thank you"-card, together with a copy of the book.

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    Archaeologist for a week (5000 €/6000 $)

    The highest reward, at donations of 50 000 SEK (c. 5000 €/6000 $), gives you an experience you will never forget! Based on security clearance from the ministry of antiquity, you will be joining the team during a week in the field in the next upcoming field season, being introduced to the site by the project members, and join us in the trenches at Silsila with a trowel in your hand to explore the secrets of the past. With full supervision and guidance by expert archaeologists and project members, this level literally allows you to become an archaeologist for a week, and not at just any site.

    2019-2020 based on security clearance

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