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Tomb of Neferseshemptah [33]

The tomb is situated in the second north-south street, the so-called ‘rue de tombeaux’, immediately to the north of that of Ankhmahor [12]. In its final form, it consisted of seven rooms, all believed to have belonged to the same tomb owner.187 However, an examination of the westernmost decorated room and its false door suggests that it belonged to the tomb owner’s son. The external walls of the mastaba were constructed of mud-brick, but all walls of the chapel as well as the façade were built of large blocks of limestone. The original chapel contained three decorated rooms, with a fourth one added later by the son. The main shaft has been cleared by the Egypt Exploration Society, but no information on this is available at present.188