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Timbers from Tarkhan,
reused in coffins and for roofing the tombs. Originally parts of an entirely different construction. Petrie thought that they belonged originally to houses and reconstructed a palace facade with the timbers (Petrie 1913: pl. IX), but they might once have belonged to ships (Vinson 1987: 39-81).

UC 17156 UC 17157

Other timbers from Tarkhan in the Petrie Museum: UC 17158, UC 17159, UC 17160, UC 17161, UC 17162, UC 17166


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