The Tomb of Perneb

The Tomb of Perneb

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The Tomb of Perneb

The Tomb of Perneb

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DEDICATION v

TABLE OF CONTENTS vii

LIST OF ILLUSTRATION S ix

CHAPTER I

HISTORY OF THE TOMB AND PRINCIPAL FEATURES OF ITS CONSTRUCTION, AS ASCERTAINED IN THE WORK OF REMOVING IT FROM SAKKARA FOR RE-ERECTION IN THE MUSEUM. BY ALBERT M. LYTHGOE 3

The cemetery of Memphis --The mastabatomb--The tomb of Perneb --Its position --Its plan--The history of the tomb --The discovery of the tomb--The excavation and removal of the tomb--Details of its construction --Packing of the blocks--Transport of the boxes - Arrival at the Museum and treatment for preservation--Re-erection of the tomb in the Museum.

CHAPTER II 47

A STUDY OF ITS DECORATIVE AND INSCRIPTIONAL FEATURES. BY CAROLINE L. RANSOM 49

The figures on the façade --Date of Perneb's activity--Titles on the lintel in the entrance passage--Scene in the vestibule --Decoration of the passage between the vestibule and the main chamber--The main chamber --Technic of the decoration--Conventions in the use of color.

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