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Tarkhan Tomb 16

Contents: pottery, cosmetic palette, a copper bowl

Dynasty 0 or early First Dynasty (about 3000 BC)

Date by Petrie: Sequence Date 78

The pottery at the south end of the tomb was found in two layers, see the second layer.

Comments: The arrangement of the objects in the tomb is not clear from the publication and the tomb cards, compare both.

(click on the objects)

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Petrie 1913: 9, pl. LXI.

Measurements of the tomb: 172 x 243 x 190

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