22.11.2007 Ladislav Bareš
The tomb of the official Menekhibnekau is the third structure of its kind explored in the group of large shaft tombs from mid 1st century BC in the southwestern part of the ancient Egyptian cemetery at Abusir. The tomb lies about 40 m to the southeast of the tomb complex of priest Iufaa, whose intact burial chamber was discovered in the year 1996.
10.11.2005 M. Verner, M. Bárta
In accordance with the research programme of the Czech Institute of Egyptology of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, the first stage of excavations at Abusir planned for the archaeological season 2005-2006 took place in September and October of this year. Its aim was above all the verification of several hypotheses relating to the development of ancient Egyptian architecture, society and religion in the 3rd millennium BC. The work concentrated on archaeological exploration of areas that had been selected in advance on the basis of surface survey, satellite imaging and geophysical measuring.