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Western Cemetery: Abdu
Stone-built mastaba
PorterMoss Date: Dynasty 6
Tomb Owner: Abdu (Abdu)

Attested: Reputka (in Abdu)

Excavator: Abdel Moneim Youssef Abu Bakr
Shafts: 2 shafts; serdab; chapel
Remarks: Abu-Bakr Excavation (1949-50), West Part. Abu-Bakr calls this a pseudo-mastaba.
Selected bibliographical references:
Abu Bakr, Abdel Moneim. Excavations at Giza 1949-1950. Cairo: Government Press, 1953, pp. 69-82, figs. 42-62, pls. 36-41.

Allen, James P. "Some Aspects of the Non-royal Afterlife in the Old Kingdom." In Miroslav Bárta, ed. The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Conference held in Prague, May 31-June 4, 2004. Prague: Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2006, p. 10 [n. 7].

Lehmann, Katja. Der Serdab in den Privatgräbern des Alten Reiches 1-3. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, 2000, Kat. G326.

Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 51, plans 17, 24.