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Tombs of the South Asasif NecropolisThebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty$
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Elena Pischikova

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9789774166181

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.001.0001

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The History of the South Asasif Necropolis and Its Exploration

The History of the South Asasif Necropolis and Its Exploration

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(p.31) 3 The History of the South Asasif Necropolis and Its Exploration
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Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis
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Elena Pischikova

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American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0004

Very little is known about Karakhamun and Karabasken, despite their importance for this period. This chapter lays out the excavation, conservation, and reconstruction of their tombs. It also takes a broader look at the chronology of the necropolis through the architectural development and decoration of the tombs in the area, seeking to understand their places within public and private tombs, as well as to explore the position and lives of their owners.

Keywords:   Karakhamun, Karabasken, Tombs, Excavation, Reconstruction, Conservation

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