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NEWS: Parts of King Nectanebo I’s shrine uncovered in Cairo

NEWS: Parts of King Nectanebo I’s shrine uncovered in Cairo

“Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty told Ahram Online that the mission also uncovered small limestone blocks of a number of columns and the ceiling of the temple of 30th Dynasty King Nectanebo I. The ceiling is decorated with stars. Parts of Kings Meneptah and Nectanebo I statues were also found along with a collection of […]

NEWS: Tutankhamun’s treasures may have originally belonged to his stepmother

NEWS: Tutankhamun’s treasures may have originally belonged to his stepmother

 “Reeves announces in a press conference held today that Tutankhamun’s gold funerary mask originally belonged to Queen Nefertiti. During the press conference held Thursday at the State Information Authority in Heliopolis, archaeologist Nicholas Reeves announced that the gold funerary mask belonging to the boy king was originally made for his stepmother Nefertiti. Reeves, who believes […]