- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Chamber of Sneferu-Hotep
The offering room of Mastaba G 3008 contained stelae of Sneferu-hotep and his wife Khenut-nist-em-Yenty. About two thirds of the length of the walls were standing, but even on these the painted decoration had suffered severly from fading and from disintegration. The surface of the limestone was covered with a pale pinkish stucco on which the decoration was carried out in color. Only the red has survived with here and there a trace of yellow and gray (blue?). As a whole the chamber present neither [?] scenes [nor?] inscriptions varying much from many others already known and described. It had however two interesting [illegible]. First several changes of design or corrections by the artists, one on the S wall and several on the East, have [illegible] on the portions [?] preserved of the main west wall. Second the system of marking out the work by red lines as a guide for the rows of figures and their component parts, height of head, shoulders, etc. and their vertical axes.
On the south side the row of figures on the left side are all the same vertical line. On this [?]
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