Grave Goods

Grave Goods

These pots were found buried at Gurob (an Ancient Egyptian site excavated by Flinders Petrie) - they were burnt and then buried beneath the floor of the building. It was a Hittite custom (c.1300BC) to dispose of the goods of a wife who predeceased her husband in this way - Petrie believed this indicated Gurob was the residence of Hittite princesses and their servants in Egypt.

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