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A name of a previously unknown ancient Egyptian king was revealed in Abydos, the ancient Egyptian necropolis in the Upper Egyptian town of Sohag (Source: Ahran Online). “An American excavation mission from the University of Pennsylvania uncovered the name of an ancient Egyptian king from the Abydos dynasty during the second Intermediate Period (1650 BC) […]
Child burial at Gebel Ramlah (Source: Past Horizons). “A burial ground containing the remains of dozens of children and infants has been uncovered in Egypt by a Polish team led by Prof. J Kabacińskiego of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznan. Deep in the desert region of Gebel Ramlah, located near the southern […]
(Source: Luxor Times). “Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim announced today the discovery of the tomb of King Sobekhotep (1786-1763) who is probably the first King of the 13th Dynasty. The tomb was discovered by Pennsylvania University mission working south of Abydos, Sohag. The Minister said that the first lead in this discovery was when the huge quartzite […]
The tomb of the goddess Mut’s head of beer production was discovered today in Al-Khokha area on Luxor’s West Bank (Source: Luxor Times). “A Japanese mission from Waseda University uncovered the tomb of Khonso-Im-Heb, who was the head of beer production for goddess Mut and the head of the galleries during the Ramesside era. The […]