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The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara 1

N. Kanawati

The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara 1

The Tombs of Nedjet-em-pet, Ka-aper And Others (Australian Centre for Egyptology Reports)

by N. Kanawati

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Published by Australian Centre for Egyptology .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Middle & Near Eastern archaeology,
  • Ancient World,
  • Egypt,
  • Archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11653583M
    ISBN 100856686808
    ISBN 109780856686801
    OCLC/WorldCa228121842

    Regretfully, however, the sands of time have taken their toll of the Step Pyramid. The cemetery continued to be used well into the 1st Intermediate Period. It was used and extended during the Old Kingdomwith most of the oldest mastabas closest to the Archaic Tombs. The pillared hall shows scenes of Vizier Kagemni on a boat which is accompanied by a small papyrus skiff carrying three men.

    From the Eighteenth Dynasty onward many high officials built tombs at Saqqara. Monuments of the Late Period, the Graeco-Roman and later periods[ edit ] Several shaft tombs of officials of the Late Period Serapeum the larger part dating to the Ptolemaeic Period The so-called 'Philosophers circle', a monument to important Greek thinkers and poets, consisting of statues of HesiodHomerPindarPlatoand others Ptolemaeic Several Coptic monasteries, among which the Monastery of Apa Jeremias Byzantine and Early Islamic Periods Site looting during protests[ edit ] Saqqara and the surrounding areas of Abusir and Dahshur suffered damage by looters during the Egyptian protests. Chapel, Tomb of Nefer-Seshem-Ptah. Once in Saqqara village, take a tuk-tuk for a few pounds to the site. Saqqara South At some distance to the South of Sekhemkhet's unfinished complex, three kings built their pyramids. A valley temple, now lost, was probably destroyed in antiquity due to the place of an Old Kingdom temple dedicated to Anubis constructed there.

    This can be explained by the fact that during the larger part of the 4th Dynasty, Giza was the main burial place and by the fact that there appear to have been fewer high officials during this 4th Dynasty. Followed in this main axis is a second hall. Other scenes in this room show birds including a scene where geese are being force fed. From the Eighteenth Dynasty onward many high officials built tombs at Saqqara.


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The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara 1 by N. Kanawati Download PDF Ebook

In the British pyramid researcher John Perring found the underground galleries beneath the main structure.

As she is an eldest daughter of the king, she cannot be born of the same mother as Waatkhetethor and therefore may have been a daughter of Queen Khuit. New Kingdom monuments[ edit ] Several clusters of tombs of high officials, among which the tombs of Horemheb and of Maya and Merit.

This can be explained by the fact that during the larger part of the 4th Dynasty, Giza was the The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara 1 book burial place and by the fact that there appear to have been fewer high officials during this 4th Dynasty.

The core was a built in steps and accretions made of small, locally quarried stone and debris fill. The entrance was once blocked by a plug of granite now lost. Teti's pyramid measures Two Volumes Bound in one. Teti cemetery: Before Teti built his The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara 1 book at the southern extension of the row of Archaic Tombs, this part of Saqqara appears to have been virtually unexploited.

The most troubling item found among the debris of the funeral viaticum is the plaster mold of a death mask. His vizierMererukabuilt a mastaba tomb at Saqqara which consisted of 33 richly carved rooms, the biggest known tomb for an Egyptian nobleman. Interactive map of Saqqara.

Among other things, he restored the Pyramid of Unas and added an inscription to its south face to commemorate the restoration. The large majority of these mastabas are dated to the 5th The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara 1 book 6th Dynasty and only a few to the 4th.

This part also included a private room containing the false door stela of the King, a veritable object of funeral worship, and a double row of stores on both sides of the axis of the temple.

The room with harrows spans more than six metres and is designed with alternating limestone and granite. Regretfully, however, the sands of time have taken their toll of the Step Pyramid. Throughout its almost 3. She may have been the eldest daughter of Iput. Archaeologists revealed the graves of noblemen from the period of the 6th dynasty, dating to the 24thst century BC and graves of indigent people dating approximately to the 6th century BC - 1st century AD.

Other important tombs belong to the vizier Aperelthe vizier Neferrenpetthe artist Thutmoseand the wet-nurse of TutankhamunMaia. Although looted since ancient times, remains of the king's grave goods were found during the first excavation of the monument.

The tomb is a large 32 m. The north cemetery consists mainly of late 5th Dynasty tombs, with the tombs of two of Unas' queens. The uniquely shaped tomb of Shepseskaf is paralleled only by the tomb of Queen Khentkaus I at Giza, approximately dated to the same period.

Other duties were related to the royal palace: overseer of the two chambers of the king's adornment, director of the Mansions of the White and Red Crowns and keeper of the head ornaments. He was soon joined by the young French architect Jean-Philippe Lauer, who made the excavation of this complex his lifelong mission.

The walls of these rooms are covered with inscriptions commonly called Pyramid Texts. Once in Saqqara village, take a tuk-tuk for a few pounds to the site.

Teti's temple has a somewhat special plan, however, due to a deviation of the floor which traditionally should have been located in the axis of the temple but here is moved south.

Negotiate with your driver for a daily rate. While still a general, Horemheb built a large tomb here, although he later was buried as pharaoh in the Valley of the Kings at Thebes.

The antechamber and burial chamber are covered with huge vaulted rafters. Most of its outer casing has gone, the core of the masonry has disappeared in some places, deep cracks have spread all over the walls and ceilings of the pyramid's underground corridors and its southern tomb, while several parts of the queen's tunnels, found beneath the pyramid's main shaft, have collapsed.The mastaba of Ankhmahor, a vizier of Teti (Dynasty 6), is a monument at Saqqara.

The present volume represents a record of the chapels and burial chambers of Ankhmahor and his son Ishfi, based on new photographs, architectural plans and facsimile drawings of its scenes and inscriptions.

THE TETI CEMETERY AT SAQQARA Volume III The Tomb Of Ankhmahor. The book includes chapters on the burials, pottery, objects and human skeletal material.

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