Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund Volume 7

Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...was closed by a small platter. From thedebris of other interments, this would seem to be a typical arrangement of the pottery, though the number of specimens was unusually great. The whole of the remains, with the skull, are shown in PI. xii. 1. III. 2, a cist tomb on the N.E. side of the tumulus contained a spoon of shell, a bronze needle (?) or piercer, and a large two-handled vase xiv. 5, on the body of which was scratched a rudely-shaped C Tumulus IV. was another ridge with three rows of coffins south of III. At the south end of the middle and longest row, a grave, IV. 4, contained a long, pointed two-handled vase (see PI. xii. 2 and xiv. 8), with an indistinct hieraticodemotic inscription painted upon it in black. The coffin was of white-faced terra-cotta, not painted. Next to it, northward, was a child's coffin with moulded head-piece, IV. 8, four feet long, and intact. There was a large hole at the foot covered by a platter of red earthenware. Inside was the skeleton, much decayed, with the remains of a bead necklace. A small pilgrim bottle lay over the stomach, rather on the left side, but below the ribs. At the left hand (placed down the side) lay a scarab, I""1"!, and more beads. The skull was decayed. On the right side of it, over the shoulder, lay a spondylus shell, with some decayed wood or dom nut (?) beneath it. A small pot (broken) lay high up near the head. All these are shown on the left side of PI. xiii. 3; for the beads, see PI. xvi. Next to it was an adult grave, IV. 6, bricks 15-inch: coffin painted yellow, red and black, with figures of deities and illegible inscription. Outside the brick grave, at the head, two small vases were found of the canochoe and " false amphora " patterns. Probably they had...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236634918
  • 9781236634917