Qau Tomb 7865
A late Roman or Byzantine Period burial (fourth-sixth centuries AD)
This burial is unpublished, and it is not known if all finds went to the Petrie Museum, or just a selection. From the objects here it is possible to offer some comments on the owner. The objects point very much to a woman: the drawing offers a possible reconstruction of the way she might have worn her jewellery (for photographs of the objects in their present condition, click on each item)
(for the selection of objects in the tomb compare: burial customs)
Other finds in the Petrie Museum:
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