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Qau Tomb 550

date: late Sixth Dynasty or early First Intermediate Period (about 2150 - 2100 BC)


shaft: 1.04 x 2.08 x 3.43 (depth) m
the chamber: 0.69 x 2.16 x 0.64 m

section and plan of the shaft tomb, the tomb was found disturbed

Finds in the Petrie Museum (for the selection of objects in the tomb compare: burial customs)


UC 17791

necklace and copper parts of box

UC 17792

stone vessels

UC 17789 UC 17790


pottery (types) not in the Petrie Museum:

62s, 63k, 63y,


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