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Lesser Late Period Tombs at Abusir: The Tomb of Padihor and the Anonymous Tomb R3 Filip Coppens

Lesser Late Period Tombs at Abusir: The Tomb of Padihor and the Anonymous Tomb R3

Filip Coppens

Published December 31st 2009
ISBN : 9788073082956
Paperback
139 pages
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The present volume offers the results of the excavations in two shaft tombs of small dimensions which have been unearthed in the Late Period (Saite-Persian) cemetery at Abusir: the tomb of Padihor and the anonymous tomb R3. The two tombs representMoreThe present volume offers the results of the excavations in two shaft tombs of small dimensions which have been unearthed in the Late Period (Saite-Persian) cemetery at Abusir: the tomb of Padihor and the anonymous tomb R3. The two tombs represent interesting and important counterparts to the much larger burial enclosures of Udjahorresnet, Iufaa and Menekhibnekau situated nearby. They contribute greatly to our knowledge of the development of the funeral architecture, burial habits and religious thought and help improve our understanding of historical developments during the troubled era of the transition between the Twenty-Sixth and Twenty-Seventh Dynasties.