Burial customs: Third Intermediate Period
There is a wide range of tomb types for elite burials. At Thebes many officials were buried in vast galleries together with many other people. In the North, the kings, members of the royal family and some high officials were buried in small tomb chambers built within a temple enclosure. In the Twenty-second Dynasty small chapels became popular.
Elite burials of the Twenty-first Dynasty
Elite burials after the mid Twenty-second Dynasty
The burial equipment is largely reduced; there are no shabtis, funerary papyri or canopic jars anymore.
for burials of lower classes see tombs at Matmar
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