ISBN-10:
0856688185
ISBN-13:
9780856688188
Pub. Date:
11/28/2000
Publisher:
Aris & Phillips
The Unis Cemetery at Saqqara: The Tomb of Irukaptah

The Unis Cemetery at Saqqara: The Tomb of Irukaptah

by A McFarlane

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Overview

Often referred to as the 'Butcher's Tomb' the decorated tomb of Irukapta in the Unis Cemetery at Saqqara, has been fully recorded for publication. A well-preserved example of Old Kingdom rock architecture, it retains much of its painted decoration. An outstanding feature is the large number of engaged statues which provide valuable information on the progressive steps in the execution of rock-cut statuary and comparisons of artistic and architectural features are made with other near-contemporary tombs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780856688188
Publisher: Aris & Phillips
Publication date: 11/28/2000
Series: The Australian Centre for Egyptology Reports Series , #15
Pages: 86
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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