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its eastern facade. G 3050 was probably of the same character, although the offering room found was a later rebuilding after the mastaba G 3042 had been built. The traces of its earlier offering room can be seen in Pl. 9. Even the smaller mastaba G 2092 [= G 3092] built over the older one already described seems to have followed this early type. Its offering room was a single chamber built against the eastern facade. Afterwards another room was added. The first one was lighted by a small window high up in the north wall.

In only one of these examples is the serdab traceable. In G 3030 it was in the core just inside the retaining wall and behind the alcove where as above said, a large niche or stele should have been.

The next step in the larger mastabas was the construction of a small offering room inside the line of the eastern facade

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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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 5

  • G 3030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3042

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3050

    • 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.