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The possible existence of Third Intermediate Period elite tombs at el-Ashmunein

A.J. Spencer

The use of temple forecourts as locations for tombs of the elite is a well-documented feature of the Third Intermediate Period. A reinterpretation of some very poorly preserved buildings in the court of the temple of Thoth at el-Ashmunein may provide an additional example.

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To reference this article we suggest
Spencer, A.J., ‘The possible existence of Third Intermediate Period elite tombs at el-Ashmunein’, BMSAES 8 (2007), 49–51, http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/publications/bmsaes/issue_8/spencer.aspx

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aspencer@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk