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Mastabet el-Fara'un

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 19, 2020 04:06 PM History
The site of the burial of Shepseskaf, the last known pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt.

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John Perring first described the pyramid in the middle of the nineteenth century. Auguste Mariette carried out some excavations in 1858 and the pyramid was fully excavated by Gustave Jéquier in 1924/5.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Mastabet el-Fara'un: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 29 May 2024]

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