Old Kingdom, Dynasty IV; 2494-2345 BCE
The protected entrance; hieroglyphs around the entrance
The entranceThis double tomb, open only by special permission, was discovered in 1965. As a double tomb, scenes are repeated in each half.
|Because the two owners of this double tomb stand face to face, it was once thought that they were brothers, thus the common name, The Tomb of the Two Brothers.|
|These men had, in fact, different parents, and are primarily linked through friendship and profession. They were both Priests of the Sun Temple.|
Servants pulling the boat; detail
Scenes of daily life: workers pulling something?; workers carrying what?; herdsmen
Geese; donkeys; tethering a bull
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