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A single stone-built mastaba extends above the rock-cut chapel of Minnefer and the anonymous adjacent chapel ABC 834-850. Exterior rooms associated with both chapels are enclosed within the mastaba on top of the scarp on the northwest slope of the Giza plateau.


  • Excavator
    Abdel Moneim Youssef Abu Bakr, 1907–1976
    Edward Brovarski
  • CBE (Brovarski) No.
    Minnefer Complex
    Anonymous Chapel
  • Site Type
    Stone-built mastaba
  • Shafts
    6 shafts; 1 chapel
  • Remarks
    This mastaba was excavated by Abu-Bakr and recleared as part of the 2000 Cairo Univ - Brown Univ Expedition. Both the anonymous rock-cut chapel and the one belonging to Minnefer have associated anterooms within the stone-built mastaba, and the anonymous complex (ABC 834-850) also contains a small vestibule. Built against Minnefer’s anteroom, the anonymous anteroom and vestibule (as well as the associated chapel) are clearly later in date, but how much later is impossible to tell.

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski 2018

    Handoussa & Brovarski, Preliminary Report on the 2000 Field Season of the Cairo University - Brown University Expedition, pp. 5-6.

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.