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tombs in its neighborhood. Built throughtout of brick and with the corridor portion vaulted. The niche had a crude [?] semi-circular roof which carried part of the main vault above it (BC3-4 on Plan 1 and Pls. 17-19). The alcove was lighted by a small square window in the east wall, and another was at the north end of the corridor. Another brick example of this type was G 2093 [= G 3093] (E4-5 on Plans 1 and 2). A stone example was G 3011 (C5-6 on Plan 2). The use of a regular serdab seems by this time to have become a matter of choice. In the former no serdab was built in the main structure. One was provided later by closing up one of the niches with a new stone niche stela. In G 2093 [= G 3093] a regular serdab was built behind the main niche, walled with coursed stone and roofed with slabs. A small window opened into the central division of the niche (cf. Fig. 77 on p. ).

When the cemetery space became limited, and mastabas had to be built in such spaces as were available,

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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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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 3011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 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.