TOMB 15 at EL JIB
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context from El Jib (ancient Gibeon). The arrows point to
photographs taken inside the tomb. The blue dots link to
Here are some questions to consider when you study this burial:
- Was this tomb used for more than one generation?
- Can you describe the secondary burial procedures?
- Can you reconstruct the funerary rites of the last burial?
Carinated bowl (P1198). Buff to light brown ware with cream slip
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
Knife (B78) with curved point; three rivet holes; rivets
Knife (B112) with curved point; three rivet holes; rivets
White Steatite (J44). Cross pattern with curled ends. Inscription:
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.
(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