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

20140701-215015-78615845.jpg(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 Kingdom.

According to the Minister, the importances of this discovery as the rare antiquities of Mentuhotep II in Abydos as only few blocks were found in Kom El Sultan necropolis at Abydos.
The discovered chapel located about 150 meters to the Northern East of Seti I temple” – via Luxor Times.

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One comment on “NEWS: Mahat chapel of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II discovered in Abydos by Egyptian Egyptologists

  1. WOW ! am so pleased there is more and more discoveries being made through the superb archaeology carried out in Egypt. Thank you for sharing this great news.

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