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Tarkhan Tomb 2055

Date: Dated by pottery types to King Den, mid First Dynasty (about 3000 BC)

Petrie 1914: 8: " To the west of mastaba 2050 was a pit (No. 2055) 241 x 103 inches (612 x 261 cm), or over 20 feet on the north and 8 feet on the east. It seemed to have a brick mastaba over it, of which the only remains were the edge of the footing at 170 from the pit on the east, and the fender wall 38 outside of that."


plan of Tarkhan tomb 2055



Petrie 1914: 8, pl. XLIII (tomb register), XLVIII, compare the tomb cards for the plan.

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