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Qau tomb 7540

intact shaft tomb of a woman, about Sixth Dynasty

Brunton 1927: 32:

"Chamber on west; unplundered female; two pots, two calcite vases, one with no neck; sandstone grinder, mirror, button with eye; hand amulet, black glaze ring beads at neck, carnelian and glaze beads at wrists. Infant laid over legs."

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

necklace and button seal

UC 17819

two calcite vessels

UC 17818 UC 17817

pottery: 49l (not in the Petrie Museum)


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