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Ancient Egyptian secret tomb uncovered

Ancient Egyptian secret tomb uncovered

October 25, 2013 - Excavations at Abusir Archaeological Cemetery at Giza have revealed the tomb of Shepseskaf ‘ankh, Head of the Physicians of Upper and Lower Egypt who dates to the Fifth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom of Egypt.


The physician's final resting place is "huge" for its time, vice head of the Ancient Egyptian Sector Ali ALasfar described. The limestone tomb is approximately 69 by 45 feet long and 13 feet high.

A large false door inside the chapel where the tomb was found carries the names and titles of the owner.


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Secret tomb belonging to Ancient Egyptian 'Priest of Magic' discovered

A 'huge' limestone tomb belonging to an important Egyptian physician has been discovered. Archaeologists at Abusir Archaeological Cemetery at Giza have unearthed the final resting place of Shepseskaf 'ankh that has been undisturbed for 4,500 years. The generous size of the tomb, which is 69 by 45 feet long and 13 feet high, indicates the...

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( via foxnews.com )


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