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4500 years old tomb of unknown Ancient Egyptian Queen discovered

‘The Minister of Antiquities announced today a new discovery of an Old Kingdom tomb in Abusir for a Queen who wasn’t known before called “Khentkaus III” during the excavations of the Czech Institute of Egyptology directed by Dr. Miroslav Barta. … Continue reading

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From Archaeology: Two 6th-Dynasty Tombs Discovered Near Saqqara

‘Two 6th Dynasty tombs have been discovered at the site of Tabit El-Geish, according to an announcement made by Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities. Both tombs are painted with offering scenes. The first tomb belonged to a priest named Ankhti, the … Continue reading

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3 Archaeological Discoveries in Egypt

‘In Tel Habuwa in Ismailiya, Egyptian excavators stumbled upon important Middle Kingdom military fortifications called the Al-Amir Wall. The site was mentioned in a papyrus relating the flight of the vizier Senuhi out of Egypt during the reign of the … Continue reading

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Identification of the Abydos Dynasty of Ancient Egypt

From “Valley of the other kings: Lost dynasty found in Egypt“: ‘A previously unknown, yet potentially very important, ancient Egyptian kingdom has been discovered by archaeologists working in the Nile Valley. Excavations at Abydos, 70 miles north-west of Egypt’s famous … Continue reading

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