The Mastabas of Qar and Idu G 7101 and 7102 - Digitally Revised and Enhanced Edition

Part I - Qar G 7101

Section 6 - Room (F)


Section 6 - Room (F)

Publications October 14. 2019

Room F in relation with area north of G7110-7120; Qar(G7101) and Idu (G7102) (click to enlarge)

Room F

This chamber is cut in the rock and was never decorated or inscribed. An Arabic graffito was noted at the time of discovery on the west wall. Running east and slightly north from the east side of Room D, its length (including jambs) is 3.60 m. by about 1.10 m. wide. At its east end is an extension to the south 1.90 m. in length and 1.35 m. wide. On the west side of the extension, cut in the rock, is an offering slab of ḥtp form and the framework of a false-door. Nothing has been finished.

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