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Mahat Chapels

Abydos - Capital Cities

Map of the Finds at Abydos

What: funerary chapel of Pharaoh Nebhepetre Mentuhotep

When: built during Pharaoh Mentuhotep II’s reign 2046 BC – 1995 BC

Where: close to the enclosure wall of Seti I’s Temple

What’s inside: walls are of fine limestone and decorated with reliefs

What: funerary chapel of Pharaoh Ramses I

When: built during Pharaoh Ramses I reign 1292–1290 BC

Where: 20 meters north of the Mahat Chapel of Pharaoh Nebhepetre Mentuhotep