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Sedment, Tomb 274 (of Meryrahashtef )
date: Sixth Dynasty (about 2200 BC)

A tomb of the late Old Kingdom, found undisturbed. The tomb consisted of an undecorated chapel and a shaft with the burial chamber. The chamber contained few objects, but these included a very fine set of wooden statues (for the objects placed in the tomb compare: burial customs).

(click on the tomb to see the different levels)

see the tomb inside the cemetery

Petrie/Brunton 1924: pl. LXXXI

at the bottom of the shaft was found a group of statues



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