A Date for the tomb of Seneb at Giza: revisited

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A variety of dates have been proposed for the tomb of Seneb in the West Field at Giza, which range from the early Fourth through to the late Sixth Dynasty. The aim of the present article is to refine the tomb's date, based on examination of evidence from Seneb's tomb complex and includes a discussion of the following: the mastaba's location at Giza and its architectural design, the hieroglyphic inscriptions as well as selected features in the tomb's two- and three-dimensional art.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEgyptian culture and society
Subtitle of host publicationstudies in honour of Naguib Kanawati
EditorsAlexandra Woods, Ann Mcfarlane, Susanne Binder
Place of PublicationCairo
PublisherSupreme Council of Antiquities Egypt
Number of pages31
ISBN (Print)9789774798456
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameSupplément aux Annales du Service des antiquités de l'Egypte
PublisherSupreme Council of Antiquities Egypt


  • Egypt
  • Egyptian Archaeology
  • Dating methods
  • relative chronlogy
  • Iconography
  • Egyptian art
  • architecture


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