Burial practices in Dakhleh

From earliest times practices mirrored those of the Nile Valley, the poor buried in simple pits and the wealthier in coffins. Grave offerings range from a simple water pot to food offerings and elaborate offering tables.

Series of mummy cases from a single tomb.
Mummies wrapped in linen buried together.
Rosa Frey excavating at Ein Tirghi.
Ein Tirghi, a Middle Kingdom offering of a grain in a bowl.
Parts of a bead net with a winged scared and the four sons of Horus.
A sandstone offering table depicting bread and jars containing wine.
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