PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE EIGHTH EXCAVATION AT DAHSHUR NORTH, SPRING 2002

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Preliminary Report of the Eighth Excavation at Dahshur North, Egypt

The superstructure of the tomb chapel of Pashedw (tomb no. 15) and its adjacent shaft tombs were newly investigated.



The tomb-chapel of Pashedw (tomb no. 15), looking from north.


The tomb-chapel of Pashedw (tomb no. 15), looking from west.


Detected fragments of piramidion of Pashedw, lower parts


Detected fragments of piramidion of Pashedw, upper parts


A shaft tomb no. 39, near the tomb-chapel of Pashedw, entrance


A shaft tomb no. 39, near the tomb-chapel of Pashedw, inner room


A stela found at the shaft tomb no 39 near the tomb-chapel of Pashedw


A pair of earring found at the shaft tomb no. 39 near the tomb-chapel of Pashedw


Shabti found at the shaft tomb no. 39 near the tomb-chapel of Pashedw


A part of the wooden coffin detected at the shaft tomb no. 39 near the tomb-chapel of Pashedw


Pottery found at the site in this season


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(First drafted: 5 April 2001)
(Last revised: 10 April 2002)