Tomb BH 575 at Beni Hasan


Burial of Khety-a (found undisturbed). (Objects now in the Ash. Mus., Oxford.)

Garstang inventory list

i. Large number of beads from collar upon neck.
ii. Model oar and spar.
iii. Large coffin of Khetya.
iv. Sailing boat, seven figures, canopy and punters.
v. Large granary (opening doors) full of grain, four figures of labourers, two seated.
vi. Female carrying basket, dwarf carrying load on head. Fig 131.
      dwarf male porter
      offering bearer
vii. Group with woman spinning and two seated figures weaving. Fig. 131. (Liv. Inst. Arch.)
      spinning and weaving
viii. Bakery scene and sacrifice, eight figures, enclosed. Fig. 127.
      baking brewing butchery combination
ix. Portion of smaller coffin of Khetya.
x. Rowing boat with sixteen figures and sail.
Pottery, Types 13, 40.

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. Khetyi