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Dwelling for Eternity

Sonia Focke, M.A.


Private Tombs of the Old Kingdom

While the Pharaohs were building pyramids, their officials were building tombs in vast cemeteries surrounding the royal funerary complexes. Combining architecture, sculpture and decoration to provide the deceased with everything they need for the Afterlife, these monuments offer fascinating insights into the religious and secular world of Egypt’s Old Kingdom. 

„Dwelling for Eternity“ on YouTube.

Blick in die Mastaba des Mereruka durch zwei Räume hindurch.