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The Mastaba of Mereruka

The Mastaba of Mereruka

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sakkara -- Tombs.,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Sakkarah Expedition ; Field Director Prentice Duell. Pt.1, Chambers A 1-10, plates 1-103.
    SeriesOriental Institute publications -- 31
    ContributionsDuell, Prentice.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14335891M

    Mereruka's mastaba is both th largest and finest of the Old Kingdom tombs at Saqqara. Mereruka lived under the reign of Teti, whose pyramid it lies next to. He was married to the oldest daughter of the pharaoh, princess Seshseshet. The mastaba consists of an impressive 32 chambers, divided between Mereruka, his princess-wife and their son Meriteti.   Ka-Gmni was appointed to the rank of Chief Justice and Vizier, the highest post in the bureaucracy of Old Kingdom Egypt, by the pharaoh Teti who was the .

    Mastaba of Kagemni. The mastaba of Kagemni is of the 6th Dynasty. Kagemni is thought to have been a judge and a priest. The reliefs that are found in this mastaba are not as numerous as Mereruka's tomb, but the detail in each is very apparent. Beyond the antechamber, you will find a three-pillared room. Mereruka vizier’s funeral statue in front of his false door. Mastaba of Mereruka. Reign of king Teti. Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, ca. BC.

      Mastaba of Mereruka. The most extensive and opulent of any of the noble, non-royal tombs at Saqqara, the mastaba of Mereruka is a veritable mortuary mansion of 33 chambers, ready for exploration on one of our best Egypt tours. As the Vizier to Teti, among other lofty titles, Mereruka was perhaps the second-most powerful man in the 6th-dynasty.   The mastaba tombs As has already been mentioned a mastaba is the tomb of a bobel or dignitary built to resemble the house in which the dead person formerly lived. The Sakkarah necropolis contains a considerable number of mastabas, some of which are among the most renowned for their beauty and the gracefulness of their decoration.


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The mastaba of Mereruka is situated in the north-east sector of the necropolis of Saqqara, not far from the edge of the plateau, just to the north of the pyramid of Teti, the first pharaoh of 6th Dynasty.

During this period power of the pharaohs was declining as can be seen in the comparatively small size and poor construction of their pyramids. English: Floor plan of the Mastaba of Mereruka in Saqqara, Egypt.

Designed and drawn in comparison of different existing plans and descriptions. Explanations: Entry from the south side (arrow) A1–A21, beige shading: rooms for Mereruka himself; B1–B6, green shading: rooms for Mereruka’s wife Watet-khet-hor.

The Mastaba/tomb of Mereruka is right next to the Pyramid of Djoser. Mereruka was the vizier of Pharaoh Teti (who founded the 6th dynasty of the Old Kingdome Period of Egypt). The Mastaba of Mereruka is the largest in Saqqara and a true must visit. The tomb with its 33 rooms /5(44).

About this Item: Carte Postale Alte Postkarte Sakkara Saqqarah Mastaba of Mereruka aegypten postalisch nicht gelaufen Erhaltung siehe scans [AndreD76] AndrID Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller The mastaba of Mereruka is unusual in that the entire structure is occupied by chambers of various sorts, the scenes on their walls forming an unrivaled area of decorated wall surface depicting life and activity in the Pyramid Age.

The mastaba contains three tombs, belonging respectively to the vizier Mereruka, whose "good name" was Meri, to. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sakkarah Expedition. Mastaba of Mereruka (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

The Mastaba of Mereruka: Part 1, Chambers A Plates / Part 2, Chambers ADoorjambs and Inscriptions of Chambers ATomb Chamber Exterior, Plates (2 Volumes) [The Sakkarah Expedition] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Mastaba of Mereruka: Part 1, Chambers A Plates / Part 2, Chambers ADoorjambs and.

The mastaba of Mereruka (also known as Meri) is the largest of the Old Kingdom tombs at Saqqara and reflects his very important position during the reign of Teti in Dynasty VI. He is named as 'Chief Justice and Vizier, Inspector of Priests and Tenants of. Media in category "Mastaba of Mereruka" The following 49 files are in this category, out of 49 total.

By ovedc - Mastaba of Mereruka jpg 5, × 2,; MB. Item #M Very rare. Complete set of 2 volumes. Oriental Institute Publications & Oriental Institute, Chicago, First edition.

Folio. Vol. I: xxv & 18 pages, plates Vol. II: xiii pages, plates Brown boards, 1/4 cloth. Signature of Visit of Sept. - Arthur E. Covington, Ottawa, Ont. Ex-libris The library of Arthur E. Covington. The Titles of Mereruka also known as Meri. As with all high officials, he was attributed with dozens of titles (84 in total), some of which were purely honorific, but some were of functions which he actually performed.

He would have held many of these before taking on the high office of vizier. The Mastaba/tomb of Mereruka is right next to the Pyramid of Djoser. Mereruka was the vizier of Pharaoh Teti (who founded the 6th dynasty of the Old Kingdome Period of Egypt).

The mastaba of Mereruka. [Prentice Duell;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. A mastaba (/ ˈ m æ s t ə b ə /, / ˈ m ɑː s t ɑː b ɑː / or / m ɑː ˈ s t ɑː b ɑː /) or pr-djt (meaning "house of eternity" or "eternal house" in Ancient Egyptian) is a type of ancient Egyptian tomb in the form of a flat-roofed, rectangular structure with inward sloping sides, constructed out of edifices marked the burial sites of many eminent Egyptians during.

The mastaba of Mereruka is the largest and most elaborate of all the non-royal tombs in Saqqara with 33 rooms or chambers in total. Mereruka was the vizier to king Teti, who was the first pharaoh of the 6th dynasty Old Kingdom period of Egypt.

Mereruka was married to Teti's daughter, princess Seshseshet was, therefore, the king's en: Memi called Pepyankh, Meryteti, Khenty. Mastaba of Meruruka. the exterior of the mastaba from mereruka.

This large mastaba is officially the first "sight" that we saw in Egypt. Walking to the small entranceway -- where we were ushered to the front of the line by our gude, Fateh -- we finally saw the amazing expanse of Egyptian art. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Customer Service New Releases Whole Foods Find a Gift Registry Gift Cards AmazonBasics Sell #FoundItOnAmazon Free Shipping Shopper Toolkit Disability Customer SupportAuthor: Petr Charvat.

MASTABA OF MERERUKA (Saqqara) The Mastaba of Mereruka is located north of the pyramid of Teti next to that of Kagemni. It is the largest and most elaborate of the Old Kingdom private tombs at Saqqara and consists of a total of 32 chambers of which 17 were reserved for Mereruka himself.

Mastaba of Mereruka: Ancient Egypt - See 44 traveler reviews, 48 candid photos, and great deals for Saqqara, Egypt, at Tripadvisor.5/5(44). [pubdownload:oippdf] [pubterms] This volume continues the publication of the great treasury of art and history which has survived to us in the tomb of Mereruka in the ancient Memphite cemetery.

The first part is published in OIP Oriental Institute Publications 39 Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, Pp. xiii; 7 architectural drawings, plates Out of Print.

Kagemni was buried in the largest mastaba in the Teti cemetery in Saqqara. The tomb is a large 32 m. x 32 m. square. The mastaba was constructed of large blocks of limestone. Part of the mastaba consists of a chapel with six rooms, a pillared hall, five magazines, two chambers containing boats, a serdab and a staircase which gives access to the Burial: Tomb LS10 in the Teti Cemetery in Saqqara.Mastaba, (Arabic: “bench”) rectangular superstructure of ancient Egyptian tombs, built of mud brick or, later, stone, with sloping walls and a flat roof.

A deep shaft descended to the underground burial chamber. The term mastaba was first used archaeologically in the 19th century by workmen on.Mastaba of Mereruka (good name Mera), situated just beside the Pyramid of Teti.

The largest mastaba in Sakkara, containing 32 rooms, this is a family tomb; Mereruka's wife and son Meri-Teti are buried in chambers beneath.5/5().