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Tomb U

(only the brick built sub structures survived; around the main tomb are placed smaller tombs of servants and other people belonging to the royal court)

Owner: king Semerkhet

Petrie 1900: 13-14, pl. LX.
Dreyer et al. 2000: 119-122 (on the German re-excavation)

measurements, including subsidiary tombs: 29.2 x 20.8 m

Finds from the tomb in the Petrie Museum:

UC 36755-91 Pots with incised name of the king
Some examples:



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