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Tarkhan Tomb 1579


Dynasty 0 or early First Dynasty (about 3000 BC)

A burial in a wooden coffin (142 x 78 x 91 (depth) cm)

Finds: five pots, two cosmetic palettes

Date by Petrie: Sequence Date 78 (see the publication about the date of this burial and compare with the dating of pottery types)

Pottery types: 49d, 49l, 49l, 73k, 81g

Petrie 1914: pl. XL (tomb register)

Measurements of the tomb: 96 x 152 x 152 (depth) cm


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