Fragment from the tomb of Tepemankh

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2016

This limestone fragment shows carpenters making funeral furniture at a quayside. The block came from a wall of the dismantled mastaba tomb-chapel of Tepemankh (Djadjamankh). From Saqqara, Egypt. 5th Dynasty, 2494 to 2345 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (With thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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