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Issues of Theory and Practice
. Tambov: Gramota, 2011. № 8. Part 1. P. 121-124.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Historical Sciences and Archeology
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Kulikov Fedor Ivanovich
Gorny Altai State University

Abstract. The author researches the architectural and graphic space of Old Kingdom Egyptian private tomb by the example of Saqqara mastaba of nobleman Mereruka, analyzing the graphic repertoire of chapels and adjoining premises reveals the basic differences in their design and suggests possible reasons of several false doors in one burial.
Key words and phrases: древний Египет, египетская частная гробница, гробница Мерерука, мастаба, ложная дверь, египетский рельеф, жреческая служба, ancient Egypt, Egyptian private tomb, tomb of Mereruka, mastaba, false door, Egyptian relief, hieratic service.
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