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Mastaba of Kagemni

Beside Step Pyramid | Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt
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Beside Step Pyramid | Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Amazing Mastaba of Ka-GMNI, who was appointed to the rank Chief Justice in the old kingdom. This Mastaba (Tomb) and others in Sakkara has lots of similarities. This site is worth visiting and exploring, especially watching the professional carvings on the walls with too many...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding hieroglyphs inside the tombs. It's a must see in Sakkara area. The coloring on the wall is some of the best in Northern Egypt

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Kagemni was the overseer of the prophets and the estate of Teti's pyramid. He was also married to the daughter of Pharaoh Teti, Nebti-nubkhet. His mastaba can be compared to Mereruka's, but it is smaller and the present condition of the wall decorations are worse....More

Thank Aiman_Madany
Reviewed 26 March 2016

One of the more popular Mastaba tombs in Saqqara is the Tomb of Mereruka, the son-in-law of Teti whose damaged pyramid is nearby. Unfortunately, the Mastaba Tomb of Mereruka is closed for restoration, so our guide took us to the tomb next door. This mastaba...More

Thank redeco
Reviewed 25 December 2015

All of the tombs here are hard to keep separate in your head and photos. All of them are worth seeing and photographing. The hieroglyphs are awesome and some are funny. I keep finding some that look like Obama. Enjoy!!!

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 31 July 2012

This mastaba is treated in the guidebooks as "non existent" or not very interesting... I love this mastaba, starting with its name... you enter this tomb... do not forget to haver a look to the dancers just after you entered in the first room. Than...More

1  Thank sakkara11
Reviewed 3 April 2012

While the Tomb of Ti may have a slight edge, the reliefs in Kagemni's tomb are still pretty amazing, showing scenes of hippo hunting, girls dancing, scribes accounting, and always offerings being presented to Mr. Kagemni himself. The quality of the raised relief is wonderful...More

1  Thank Bielding
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Very well preserved wall paintings and carvings, colorful, vivid and lots of funny scenes: crocodile – hippopotamus duels, ballet – dancers (maybe this is the first kan-kan illustration?); fine details of animals, like frog, dragonfly, cricket. All fishes can be identified and flowers as well....More

1  Thank zsy
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