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Meydum, Mastaba of Nefermaat,

The mastaba of Nefermaat and Atet was built in three/four major phases.

The several phases are especially clear at the chapel of Nefermaat



the core chapel with the decorated walls

the whole mastaba was greatly enlarged

the mastaba was enlarged for a second time, blocking access to the decorated chapel; as a result, a new chapel was build

a mud brick chapel was build in front of the mastaba

the reconstruction follows mainly: El-Khouli 1991: pl. 13


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