The Cemetery of Meir

volume III : the tomb of Niankhpepy the Black

Naguib Kanawati, Linda Evans, Miral Lashien, Anna-Latifa Mourad, Ashraf Senussi

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

The book contains the excavation and recording of Tomb A4 and its decorated burial chamber belonging to Niankhpepy the Black, whose son Pepyankh the Black built two communicating tombs A1 and A2 for his father and himself, then linking the chapel of Tomb A1 to the burial chamber of Tomb A4 via a sloping passage. This is an exceptional example of filial affection in ancient Egypt. The scenes and inscriptions as well as the architecture of Tomb A1 have been re-recorded and are published in this volume. Minor tombs with finds were discovered in the rock-cliff face in the area between Tombs A1 and A4, and have been dated to the late Old Kingdom/early First Intermediate Period.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford, UK
PublisherAris and Phillips
Number of pages65
Volume3
ISBN (Print)9780856688560
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameAustralian Centre for Egyptology Reports
PublisherAris and Phillips
Volume38

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