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Luxor
Introduction

EAST BANK +32

WEST BANK +46

Practicalities



Workers' Village
Introduction

75. Tomb of Sannedjem

76. Tomb of Ankherha

77. Tomb of Peshedu

78. Ptolemaic Temple




















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Workers' Village. Tomb of Sannedjem


Tomb of Sannedjem, Workers' Village, Luxor, Egypt


Although in almost perfect condition, the tomb of Sannedjem feels tiny, being 6 by 3 metres. When it was discovered in 1886, it was intact, complete with mummy of Sannedjem, his wife and 3 other family members and items to be used in the afterlife.
What is noted as the finest among the many fine decorations, is the scene where Sannedjem is embalmed by the god Anubis (not on any of these photos). The lower picture shows Sannedjem and his wife, Iyneferty, presenting their offerings to the gods. The tree is nothing less than the tree of life.
Tomb of Sannedjem, Workers' Village, Luxor, Egypt



By Tore Kjeilen