Chentkaus's tomb is put together from two levels with almost square base and made of limestone and granite. Walls gradient is 74°. That is the reason why the tomb reminds bevel vertical pyramid. The interesting fact is that the west wall was decorated by niche Đ motif of early dynastic period.
The first level is made of granite, the second one is made of limestone. The second level looks like sarcophagus and is not square, but rectangle form. Now we face the assumption of the second level of the tomb. The second level was built probably later than the first one, because it does not stand over the centre of the original building, but it moves to the west side. Whole surface of the tomb was put from limestone.
Interier Chentkausus tomb
For the first opportunity we bring the facts about the first level of the tomb. Three chambers for burial purposes were situated on the south west. The egyptologists went in through the archway made of the beautiful red granite. On the archway's surface was discovered the hieroglyphs, queen's cartouche and little Chentkaus's figure. This amazing fragments were discovered in the excavations in 30th years of 20 century. The integral constituent is connected with sham doors. Surface of this doors was decorated by burial banquet with Chentkaus's cartouche and name of queen's mother.
The interesting external elements of the tomb
One of the interesting external elements is narrow hole for burial ship which is situated on the southwestern foot of the tomb and she is oriented from east to west. On the other hand on northeastern corner of the tomb is situated reservoir for rainwater which could be used for ritual purposes. Nearby existed the priestly habitation too. The habitation was built in L word and it was directed at Menkaure's temple.