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Mastaba of Ankhmahor

The mastaba of Ankhmahor is situated right next door to the mastaba of Kagemni. The tomb was excavated by Victor Loret in 1899. Ankhmahor held the titles of vizier, 'First after the King', Overseer of the great house. This tomb is also known as the Tomb of the Physician, the bas-reliefs depict a foot operation and a circumcision in addition to the usual scenes of daily life. The photos here show the entranced and the serdab, the soul entrance, a false door which the soul passes.

Viewed from the east.

Ankhmahor's Serdab.