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  • Excavator
    Lorenzo Dow Covington, American, 1862–1935
    Sir William Flinders Petrie, British, 1853–1942
  • Petrie No.
    Mastaba T
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 2 or 3
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Remarks
    This early dynastic tomb in South section of the Field was excavated by Covington in 1902-3 and by Petrie in 1906-7.

Finds 8

Published Documents 6

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "Inventory Offering Lists and the Nomenclature for Boxes and Chests in the Old Kingdom." In Emily Teeter and John A. Larson, eds. Gold of Praise. Studies on Ancient Egypt in Honor of Edward F. Wente. Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization 58. Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 1999, p. 28, note 2.

    Brovarski, Edward. "An Inventory List from 'Covington's Tomb' and Nomenclature for Furniture in the Old Kingdom." In Peter Der Manuelian, ed. Studies in Honor of William Kelly Simpson 1. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1996, pp. 117-155, fig. 1.

    Covington, Lorenzo D. "Mastaba Mount Excavations." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 6 (1905; reformatted PDF 2001), pp. 193-218 (reformatted PDF: part 1, pp. 1-13, part 2, pp. 1-11).

    Lehner, Mark. "Giza. A Contextual Approach to the Pyramids." Archiv für Orientforschung 32 (1985), pp. 145, 155.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "On the Early History of Giza: The 'Lost' Wadi Cemetery (Giza Archives Gleanings, III)." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), p. 116, note 17.

    Petrie, in Egypt Exploration Fund. Archaelogical Report 1906-1907, pp. 27-28.

    Petrie, William F. Gizeh and Rifeh. London: School of Archaeology in Egypt, University College & Bernard Quaritch, 1907, pp. 7-8, pls. 3a, 4, 6d, 6e, 7.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 294 plan 3.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "The Coffin of Prince Min-Khaf."Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 19 (1933), p. 154.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press on behalf of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1946, p. 141.

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Lorenzo Dow Covington

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1862–1935
    • Remarks né Croninger; Excavator; Excavated at Giza 1902–1903. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Sir William Flinders Petrie

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1853–1942
    • Remarks Father of British Egyptology.