Qau, tomb 2040
date: mid First Intermediate Period (about 2100 BC)
measurements: 0.66 x 2.28 x 2.28 m
undisturbed shaft tomb of a woman (Brunton 1927: 34; Brunton 1928: pl. LXI)
three pots type 28k in front of the face; a mirror under the head (all not in the Petrie Museum); at the feet two copper fasteners of a wooden box (see UC 20549). Long necklace at head (UC 20549); button seal UC 20548 was found at feet, together with the two grinders (UC 18919 and 18920) and a spatha shell (not in the Petrie Museum).
(for the selection of objects in the tomb compare: burial
Copyright © 2001 University College London. All rights reserved.