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Entrance to the Tomb of Mereruka 0636

Entrance to the Tomb of Mereruka 0636

Mereruka was the most important official for the 6th dynasty pharoah Teti. His tomb, discovered in 1912, has 32 rooms

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Karen Mickleson09-Jan-2010 03:21
Wonderful! Something about the contrast between him and his surrounds just tickles me.
Andrys Basten19-Nov-2009 03:00
Great smile. It was nice not to see a huge figure (on the outside or inside walls) smiting a smaller one - the nobles were more concerned with keeping things running, keeping people fed.
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