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NEWS: New Kingdom Egyptian army headquarters discovered in the Sinai

 

(Source: Luxor Times).


Dr. Mamdouh El Damaty announced the discovery of the remains of the eastern gate of the Tjaru fortress in Sinai which served as the Egyptian army headquarters in the New Kingdom.

The discovery was made by the Egyptian team working at Tell Habwa in the east bank of the Suez Canal.

The discovery also includes a mud brick royal warehouse belong to “Ramses II and Thutmoses III” and a 26th Dynasty cemetery – most of the graves are mud brick and group tombs containing human remains showing battles injuries. 
 

(Source: Luxor Times).

 

The discovered part of the eastern gate of the Tjaru fortress comprises three fragments of limestone with inscriptions of Ramses II of 3 meters length and 1 meter width. The fort is on the famous Horus military road which was the way to secure the eastern Egyptian borders” – via Luxor Times.
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