Tomb BH 269 at Beni_Hasan


Burial of Za'ay.

Garstang inventory list

i. Numerous remains of model boats, brewery, and sacrifice, granary.
ii. Remains of war boat, with model shield, etc.
iii. Pulley block, model.
iv. Blue glazed beads, three ball shaped, a number small, two bar shaped, and a pendant, probably from a collar like Fig. Io.
v. Flint knife.
vi. Remains of wooden coffin.
Pottery, Types 1 (two), 4 (small one), 6 (one), 9 (two), 15 (three), 24 (two), 26 (eight), 32 (one), 37 (three), 39 (two), 41 (one).

Excavation Report

Garstang Burial Customs

Reference (Bibliography)

Garstang J, The Burial Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, as illustrated by Tombs of the Middle Kingdom, 1907, London, Constable., 1907


  1. Za'ay