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That is a type of ancient Egyptian tomb. A mastaba is flat on top, unlike a pyramid, which is pointed.

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an ancient Egyptian tomb consisting of an underground burial chamber with rooms above it (at ground level) to store offerings. is a type of ancient Egyptian tomb in the form of a flat-roofed, rectangular structure with outward sloping sides, constructed out of mud-bricks

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