Archaeologists find 4,300-old Egyptian tomb near Cairo

Researchers believe the nobleman was called Khuwy.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
April 6, 2019 13:00
Screenshot of video of ancient Egyptian tomb

Screenshot of video of ancient Egyptian tomb. (photo credit: screenshot)

Archaeologists recently discovered the tomb of an Egyptian nobleman dating back 4,300 years ago to the 5th Dynasty, according to a report published this week by the Daily Mail. The L-shaped, limestone tomb, which had been previously vandalized, contained his remains. The walls were decorated with murals of animals being slaughtered and butchered.

Researchers believe the nobleman was called Khuwy, wrote the Daily Mail. The tomb was found in the Saqqara pyramids complex near Cairo. 
In addition to Khuwy’s remains, which were scattered throughout the tomb but believed to once have been mummified and preserved with oils and resins, archaeologists found evidence of what might be a little-known queen called Sebithor.


Further study is expected.



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