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Bits and Pieces
Photograph by Manoocher

Fragments of bone from three people cover the bottom of one of the tomb's two sarcophagi. Pottery jugs and bowls once held offerings of food and drink. Pfälzner believes the condition of the remains—broken and strewn about, with the skulls and many other bones missing—attests to their use in rituals to summon and feed royal ancestors.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1V
Film Type: Kodachrome 200
Lens: 16mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/4 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Indoors
Time of Day: Unrecorded
Lighting Techniques: Artificial
Special Equipment or comments: I used bounced flash.


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