Definitions for "Mastaba"
A type of tomb, of the time of the Memphite dynasties, comprising an oblong structure with sloping sides (sometimes containing a decorated chamber, sometimes of solid masonry), and connected with a mummy chamber in the rock beneath.
a rectangular bench, and by extension, a mud-brick structure above a tomb of the same rectangular shape
from the Arabic word for "bench," a flat, rectangular, mud-brick tomb with sloping sides, characteristic of Memphite cemeteries, especially in the Old Kingdom
Keywords:  mehen, serpent
Mehen serpent
In Mohammedan countries, a fixed seat, common in dwellings and in public places.