Definition of Mastabas

1. Noun. (plural of mastaba) ¹



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Definition of Mastabas

1. mastaba [n] - See also: mastaba

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mastabas

mast
mast-
mast-cell
mast cell
mast cell leukaemia
mast cells
mast climbing
mast leukocyte
mast seeding
mastaba
mastabah
mastabahs
mastabas (current term)
mastadenitis
mastadenoma
mastadenovirus
mastalgia
mastalgias
mastatrophy
mastauxe
mastaxes
mastectomee
mastectomies
mastectomy
masted
master

Literary usage of Mastabas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. El Kab by James Edward Quibell (1898)
"The upper of these two sketches by Mr. Clarke shows the two mastabas, C and D, in course of excavation, the great wall of El Kab behind. ..."

2. The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1894)
"The tombs of the wealthy were made in the shape of mastabas, pyramids, and scries of chambers hewn in the mountains on the eastern and western banks of the ..."

3. A History of Art in Ancient Egypt by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1883)
"THE mastabas OF THE NECROPOLIS OF MEMPHIS. The space over which the monuments which we propose to describe are spread, is on the left bank of the Nile, ..."

4. Manual of Egyptian Archæology and Guide to the Study of Antiquities in Egypt by Gaston Maspero (1902)
"Many mastabas are from 30 to 40 feet in height, 150 feet in length, and 80 feet in width; while others do not exceed 10 feet in height or 15 feet in length. ..."

5. The Land of the Monuments: Notes of Egyptian Travel by Joseph Pollard (1898)
"... House—mastabas and tombs— The Great Pyramid, the Second, the Third—Its interior—The six small Pyramids—The Zodiacal Light—The Sphinx—The Temple of the ..."

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