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A Burial of the 19th Dynasty from the South Town at Naqada

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The reconstruction of the tomb is based on the description by the excavators, but that leaves several points unclear:

Petrie/Quibell 1896: 69-70: "A slight brick grave about 3 feet deep had been dug into the mounds of New Race dwelling; ... Over the coffin lay a quantity of thorn bushes, a familiar device now to hinder men or animals from easily digging into earth.... The coffin had been of wood 1 1/2 inch thick, now all decayed and eaten by white ants."



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