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The Tomb of Semerkhet in the Umm el Ga'ab section of Abydos


Tomb U at Umm el Ga'ab in Abydos

Semerkhet - 1st Dynasty

Tomb U located At Umm el Ga'ab at Abydos belongs to the 1st Dynasty King Semerkhet. It hasexternal dimensions of 19.50 x 10.70 x 3.50 meter and internal measurements of 16.40 x 7.50 meter, along with wall thickness of 1.50-1.80 meters. It is a single-chambered tomb, surrounded by 68 subsidiary funerary chambers.

Floorplan of the Tomb U at Abydos belonging to King Semerkhet
Floorplan of the Tomb U at Abydos belonging to King Semerkhet


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