The Hu Bowl is a pottery bowl which contains a Letter the Dead on it found in Tomb Y84 at Hu dating to the First Intermediate Period, discovered by Petrie's assistant Arthur Mace during excavations in 1898-99, now housed in the Petrie Museum.
- Full attention! It is profitable to pay attention to the person whom you have favored on account of what is very wrongfully done to my daughter. I did nothing against him. I have not consumed his property. He has not given anything to my daughter. One makes funerary offerings to a spirit in return for interceding on behalf of the survivor. Settle then your account with him who does what is painful to me, for I shall triumph any dead man or woman who is acting against m daughter.