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NEWS: Funerary boats discovered in Abu Rawash, Wooden planks to be restored

20130709-201421.jpg(Source: Luxor Times).

“According to Dr. Mostafa Amin, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, a team of specialists from the Minister of Antiquities in co-operation with the French Institute of Oriental Archaelogy, starts today moving two wooden planks of two funerary boats belong to the era of King “ Den” also known as “Hor-Den, Dewen and Udimu” who is mostly known as the first to use the title “King of Lower and Upper Egypt” and the first depicted wearing the double crown.

The wooden planks were discovered last week in the early dynastic cemetery to the north of Mastaba No. 6 in Abu Rawash area” – via Luxor Times.

Read more here.

More exciting news of finds! Finds from this early period are always fascinating!

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