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Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep

Between Step Pyramid and Serapeum | Saqqara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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11 Jun 2017
“Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep”
19 Oct 2016
“Tombs”
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Between Step Pyramid and Serapeum | Saqqara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

This mastaba is actually a double mastaba. Ptah-Hotep seems to have held a very important position during the reign of Djedkare during the V Dynasty. Djedkare was the predecessor of Unas. Ptah-Hotep was self-described as a priest of Maat. Akhti-Hotep is thought to have been...More

Thank Samy M
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful tombs in the step pyramid area. Local guy will let you take photos for 10LE. There are 2 areas to enter the tombs and to enjoy the hieroglyphics inside. So beautiful

Thank wick1979
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Reviewed 20 June 2014

I'd been to Egypt before and was confounded by what I was looking at. In this Old Kingdom mastaba, the exquisitely beautiful bas-reliefs were unlike anything that I'd seen in the temples of the New Kingdom at Luxor. How can this be? My guide explained...More

Thank X1_G8
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Reviewed 20 March 2012

In March 2012 these 2 tombs were closed for the visitors, just like the tomb of Mere- ruka... Pity... According to the books that one can buy in Saqqara, they are beautiful!

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