Seated statue of Maya and Meryt
They had begun their attempts to rediscover the tomb in 1975 and were finally rewarded 11 years later when Professor Geoffrey T. Martin and Dr. Jacobus Van Dijk located the burial chamber 18 metres below the surface.
On Left, Detail of relief scene depicting & On the Right, Relief showing Maya
the goddess, Isis before the god, Osiris
|The Saqqara tomb of the New Kingdom official Maya |
and his wife, Meryt (Source: Saqqara.nl)