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Description N 2071 (TC) Map B4; type rock-cut chamber with sloping entrance; photos A 8267, A 8268, B 8250, C 8074, C 8194, C 8285, C 8567. Each body had originally a wooden coffin, but these had almost entirely disappeared. (a) Body of a child. Leg bones and right arm disturbed. Head broken. By pelvis, glaze (i) of striped black and white faience. Round neck, string of small brown faience disc beads (6-14372). 1 carnelian (ii) 1 (iii), 100[ed.:?] (ii), 2 carnelian (ii), and a small scaraboid (iv) (6-14372). (b) Arm bones disturbed. Round neck string of green faience disc beads (6-14365?, 6-14368?). Also, a small faience scarab (v) (6-14374). (c) Bones much disturbed and broken. Round neck strings of carnelian short cylindrical beads and tiny faience discs (6-14373?, 6-14378?, 6-14379?). Behind head number of faience amulets (6-14375). By left arm, there had been a small wooden box containing 4 faience scarabs, and a number of faience amulets, and beads (iii) and disc also scattered above body (6-14373?, 6-14378?, 6-14379?). Number of shells pierced for threading (6-14355, 6-14356). Stone pendant with black rings (6-14359). Two faience (vi) beads, white with black continuous ring decoration (6-14358). Green faience (vii) and disc beads and small amulets (6-14357?, 6-14364?, 6-14367?). 1 carnelian (viii) and 1 disc (6-14377?). Small shell disc beads (6-14362?). Pottery kohl pot. 2 pieces of an alabaster jar, one of which had been used as a scraper (6-14353, 6-14354). Pieces of 2 or 3 ivory needles. 1 mussel shell. In radim above, 2 pieces of a pot (ix), which had been broken and mended anciently. Below, a second layer of burials. (a) Adult male. On back. Position of arms ? (b) Sex? Aged approx. 20. On side, but exact position of legs and arms ? Head rested on a brick. (c) Remains of burial of a young child. (d+e) Remains of burials of 2 women? Bones of these 2 last considerably displaced. (e) was over on stomach. By neck of (e), a quantity of beads: blue and black glaze and light stone disc (ii, viii, iii, x) (6-14364?), 1 crumb (ii) (6-14360?, 6-14364?), 1 (i), 1 glaze scaraboid (xi) (6-14363). Door partly blocked with bricks. 40 of radim below, then 50 of roughly burnt brick. Alabaster at 8194: (xii) 2071a, (xiii) 2071a, (xiv) 2071: really 2093. [ed.: For the alabaster jar (xiv), see 6-14412 in N 2093. According to Hearst Museum records, 6-14351, 6-14352 (alabaster jars), and 6-14361 (bead fragments and rocks) are from this burial. 6-14366 (mirror) is labeled as potentially coming from this burial. 6-14369 (alabaster jar) and 6-14370, 6-14371 (mud beads and decorations) are from N 2071a. 6-14373 (beads) are from N 2071b. 6-14376 (pendant) is from N 2071c.]
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Vocabulary: The Phoebe A. Hearst Expedition to Naga ed-Deir, Cemeteries N 2000 and N 2500
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Vanessa Davies. (2020) "Tomb 2071 from Africa/Egypt/Naga ed-Deir/Cemetery 2000". In The Phoebe A. Hearst Expedition to Naga ed-Deir, Cemeteries N 2000 and N 2500. Vanessa Davies (Ed). Released: 2020-12-04. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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