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Soul house

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Pottery. Soul house with two columns and flat roof. Small nub of clay near right column. Marked on side with black "31" referring to its Rifeh number. Much restoration has been done, and modern breakage [some post restoration] evident when compared to old published photo.


From Deir Rifa. Excavated by W. Flinders Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label


Deir Rifa, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Models