Tomb BH 500 at Beni Hasan


Burial of Ma'a, district inspector. (Found undisturbed.) Fig. 148.

Garstang inventory list

i. Sailing boat with representation of dead figure on board. Fig. 91. (Ash. Mus.)
ii. Rowing boat with canopy, conveying the dead. Fig.91. (Cairo Mus.)
iii. Model of granary.
iv. Wooden beard and ears from cartonage mask.
v. Bird's head 0f carved wood.
vi. Blue glazed ball beads.
vii. Three beads of carnelian.
viii. Painted and inscribed coffin. (Liv. Inst. Arch.)
Pottery, Types 3, 17, 25 (small), 45 (two), and 46.

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. Ma'a