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Small mud-brick mastaba containing two burial shafts (ABC 274-275), built against the eastern facade of Lepsius 19 in the central sector of the Abu Bakr Cemetery.


  • Excavator
    Abdel Moneim Youssef Abu Bakr, 1907–1976
    Edward Brovarski
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick mastaba
  • Remarks
    Since ABC 278 is located between the southern and northern exterior chapels of Lepsius 19 in what must have previously been an open court, this mastaba seems to postdate the "Persen Complex" (Lepsius 19, Mastaba X, and Lepsius 20-21).

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski 2018

People 2

Modern People

  • Abdel Moneim Youssef Abu Bakr

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates 1907–1976
    • Remarks Egyptian Egyptologist.
  • Edward Brovarski

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Egyptologist and co-director of the Cairo University-Brown University Excavations (CBE) in the Abu Bakr Cemetery.