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Thebes, the 'mortuary temple' of Siptah

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It can be assumed that the building was never finished and already stopped at an early state of construction (compare the description for the temple of Tausret). The reconstruction on Digital Egypt for Universities shows just the foundation trenches and a layer of stone placed in them. At the back is reconstructed a small brick built chapel for the cult of the king. With further building work the chapel would have been replaced by a stone construction.

finds from the foundation deposits

Porter/Moss 1972: 429


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