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near its southern end. It is a question whether we have a real example of this change of plan in the minor cemetery. In G 2084 [= G 3084] such a recess had been left in the core (cf. F1 on Plan 1) but when the brick casing was put on this became the serdab. The well built stone cased mastaba G 2085 [= G 3085] had a finely finished interior offering room (cf. EF2 on Plan 1) but this was at the northern end of the eastern facade and therefore if of this period was an exception to the rule. These two mastabas were the only examples of interior offering rooms of this type. Then developed the corridor offering room extending along the whole eastern facade of the mastaba. In its earler form this had a large room at the south end opposite the principal niche. It clearly was an imitation of the offering room with an entrance corridor or passage to the north. The best example was G 3033, which was built with this plan entirely uninspired [?] by any existing

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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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 3

  • G 3033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3084

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3085

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

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