TOMB 15 at EL JIB

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This clickable map allows you to explore this archaeological context from El Jib (ancient Gibeon). The arrows point to photographs taken inside the tomb. The blue dots link to artifacts.

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CONTENTS

  • Carinated bowl (P1198). Buff to light brown ware with cream slip burnished horizontally.
  • Carinated bowl (P1243). Buff ware, burnished.
  • Carinated bowl (P1308). Buff ware.

  • Piriform Juglet (P1174) with pointed base. Single handle; brown
  • slip vertically burnished.

  • Cylindrical Juglet (P1382). Double handle; burnished. NOTE: Two incised lines appear on the barrel a few centimeters above the base.

  • Dipper Juglet (P1236). Red to buff ware, burnished.

  • Lamp (P1345). Buff ware with buff slip.

  • Storage Jar (P1598). Four handles.

  • Daggers, knives and pommels.
  • Dagger (B83) with slight midrib; two holes remaining; rivet attached.
  • Knife (B78) with curved point; three rivet holes; rivets attached.
  • Knife (B112) with curved point; three rivet holes; rivets attached.

  • White Steatite (J44). Cross pattern with curled ends. Inscription: nfr.
  • White Steatite (J52).
  • White Steatite (J49).
  • White Steatite (J54). Joined petals.
  • White Steatite (J46). Five linked scrolls and four triangles. Scarab mounted on gold ring.
  • White Steatite (J51). Stylized hieroglyphics bordered by scroll pattern.
  • White Steatite (J48). Cartouche.
  • White Steatite (J47). Inscription.

  • Toggle Pins.
  • (B95). Plain shaft.
  • (B80). Shaft decorated with incised lines above eye.
  • (B84). Shaft twisted spirally above eye.
  • (B89). Shaft twisted spirally above eye.

  • Sample of the 24 Bone inlays decorated with incised lines and circles.