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torn off to be re-used in later mastabas, and its northern end was rebuilt as a smaller mastaba, G 2092 [= G 3092]. In G 3030 the interior construction was the same, except that the retaining wall of the core started with rubble mass finished with coursed stone. The casing was of brick. This mastaba was also parallel to the east weries and was built at about the same period. No trace of any offering room remained to G 2091 [= G 3091], but it could only have been built against the eastern face, of the form common to the IV dynasty group. The same is true of G 3030. The small recess left in the eastern face of the brick casing may have been left to contain a stela, or an elaborate stone cased niche.

G 3034 was another early mastaba, which although of much smaller size, was built before the space became congest [sic]. It had a debris filling enclosed by a brick wall. An offering room was built against

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 3030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3091

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3092

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.