Ayrton, Edward R. ; Weigall, Arthur Edward Pearse Brome ; Petrie, William M. Flinders
Abydos: Part III: 1904 — London, 1904

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CONTENTS OP PAET III.

CHAPTER I.

The Shuneh, Middle Fokt, and Deik
(E. R. Ayeton).

SECT.

1. Former excavations .

2. Discovery of Middle Fort .

3. Meaning of term Middle Fort

4. Comparison of plans .

5. Use of pilasters ....

6. Style and building of the forts .

7. Comparison of chambers in the forts

8. Building of Shuneh .

9. Dating of Shuneh

10. Dating of Middle Fort

11. Fort at Hierakonpolis . • .

12. Hieroglyph J

CHAPTER II.

The Cemetery
(C. T. Currelly).

13. The fringe of the cemetery.

14. The bodies found

15. The box of bronze figures .

16. The cemetery north of the Shuneh

17. The cemetery west of the Shuneh

18. The objects found in tomb v 21 .

19. The tomb of Hor-Dedu-Ankh .

20. The chapel of Ay

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CHAPTER III.

Tomb and Cemetery oe Senusert III
(A. E. P. Weigall).

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Description of cemetery S .

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The great Hosh ....

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Excavations beneath cliff promontory

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Description of great rock tomb .

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Tomb S 10

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Tombs of cemetery S

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Double mastaba. Wavy wall .

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Sealings ......

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The great tomb .....

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Miscellaneous tombs ....

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CHAPTER IV.

The Tomb of Senusert III
(C. T. Currelly).

Emptying the tomb . . . .22

The plunderers . , . . .23

The tomb as seen by the plunderers . 23

The pole-roof chamber . . .24

The long passage . . . .25

The two deep rooms . . . .25

The plugged passage. . . .25

The second tunnel . . . .26

The further rooms . . . .26

Finding the sarcophagus . . .26

The plunderers' motives . . .27

The Roman search . . . .27

Our digging over the tomb . . 28
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