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A total of 277 Predynastic graves, 9 Second Dynasty burials and 12 New Kingdom burials were recorded.
The Predynastic graves were pit burials, roughly oval-rectangular in shape, usually containing single inhumations wrapped in a mat and surrounded by grave offerings such as pottery, stone vessels, beads, ornaments and cosmetic palettes. Objects were numbered with numerals 1-296, with no additional distinguishing letter.
Catalogue of Egyptian antiquities : found by Prof. Flinders Petrie and students at Hawara, Gerzeh, Mazghuneh and Memphis, 1911 ; exhibited at University College, Gower St., London, June 26 - July 29 / British School of Archaeology in Egypt. 1911. London : BSAE.
Petrie, W. M. Flinders, G. A. Wainwright, and E. Mackay 1912. The Labyrinth, Gerzeh and Mazghuneh. British School of Archaeology in Egypt and Egyptian Research Account  (18th year). London: School of Archaeology in Egypt; Bernard Quaritch.
Stevenson, Alice 2009. The predynastic Egyptian cemetery of el-Gerzeh: social identities and mortuary practices. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 186. Leuven: Peeters.