Gallery – Excavations in the Cemeteries

Kellis 1 cemetery: view of the entrance to Tomb 8.
Kellis 1 cemetery: view from the interior of Tomb 8 showing interments near the entrance.
Kellis 1 cemetery: view of the interior of Tomb 8 showing burials amongst linen wrappings.
Kellis 1 cemetery: an interment in situ with gilded cartonnage.
Kellis 1 cemetery: two interments in situ with gilded cartonnage; a child at the forefront.
Kellis 1 cemetery: painted wooden ba figurine from one of the tombs.
Kellis 1 cemetery: gilded cartonnage mask and upper torso in Tomb 25.
Kellis 2 cemetery: skeletal remains of a child wrapped in linen.
Kellis 1 cemetery: decorated cartonnage (feet covering) of the early Roman period.
Kellis 2 cemetery: a rectangular grave pit (29) typical of the east cemetery, but covered with large storage vessels and pigeon-nesting pots.