Petrie's Photographs of Egypt
Landscape, monuments, people

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Site (Petrie): Kahun Click to see enlarged image
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Site (Top. Bibl.): el-Lâhûn. Town (Kahûn)
Caption: Kahun & Gurob antiquities 1890 942-952
Ivory ape, and scarabs. Kahun XII
Mentunesu
Rameri
Senbsuma
Tahutmes II
Petrie Photo. No.: 944
Griffith Inst. Archive Ref: Petrie MSS. 5.8.3 [lower]
Technical description: print, 9.7 by 7 cm
Scan: Petrie_5_8_003lower
Commentary: The scarabs are, from left, of Nesumontu, in London, Petrie Museum, 11441, Meryre, Senebsuema, Petrie, Illahun, Kahun and Gurob. 1889-90, 14 [30] pl. viii [41, 40, 42]; id. Seventy Years in Archaeology [1931], on pl. opp. 102 [lower]. The prism, from the tomb of woman Maket, Dynasty XVIII, bears the Horus name of Tuthmosis II, cf. id. Illahun, Kahun and Gurob. 1889-90, 22-3 [44] pl. xxvi [19]; id. Seventy Years in Archaeology [1931], on pl. opp. 102 [lower]. The ivory ape can be dated to Amenemhet II, cf. id. Illahun, Kahun and Gurob. 1889-90, 11 [24]; id. Seventy Years in Archaeology [1931], on pl. opp. 102 [lower]; id. Ten Years' Digging in Egypt 117.
Topographical Bibliography reference: site, PM iv.111-12
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