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NEWS: Wall painting discovered in Giza tomb

NEWS: Wall painting discovered in Giza tomb

(Source: Archaeology). “A painting has been discovered on the walls of the tomb of Perseneb, a priest and steward who had been buried to the east of the Great Pyramid of Giza during the fifth dynasty, sometime between 2450 and 2350 B.C. “Known since the nineteenth century, the [tomb] could hardly present any new principal […]

NEWS: Mahat chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian Egyptologists

NEWS: Mahat chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian Egyptologists

(Source: Luxor Times). “The Minister of Antiquities and Heritage, Dr. Mamdouh El Damaty, announced the discovery of a limestone Mahat chapel dated to 11th Dynasty in Abydos in Sohag governorate. The chapel shows high reliefs including the titles of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II (reigned ca. 2046 BC – 1995 BC), the first pharaoh of the Middle […]