Mastaba of Khentika in the western desert in Egypt is situated at the Dakhla Oasis. The mastaba is the tomb of Khentika who was the governor of the haven at the end of the Old Kingdom: 2200 BC. The Khentika monument consists of two parts: -the mastaba superstructure itself with the funeral chapel where offerings were made during the holidays. -Four underground vaults with their manholes. A funerary composed of jars containing food, alabaster dishes and copper objects were buried in these tombs.


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Mastaba of Khentika in the western desert in Egypt

Mastaba of Khentika in the western desert in Egypt is situated at the Dakhla Oasis. The mastaba is the tomb of Khentika who was the governor of the haven at the end of the Old Kingdom: 2200 BC. The Khentika monument consists of two parts: -the mastaba superstructure itself with the funeral chapel where offerings were made during the holidays. -Four underground vaults with their manholes. A funerary composed of jars containing food, alabaster dishes and copper objects were buried in these tombs.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Amar & Isabelle Guillen

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