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Egypt unveils colourful Fifth Dynasty tomb

April 14, 2019 - General

In a major archaeological discovery, Egypt on Saturday unveiled the tomb of a Fifth Dynasty official adorned with colourful reliefs and well preserved inscriptions.

Credit: Mohamed el-Shahed/AFPThe tomb, near Saqqara, a vast necropolis south of Cairo, belongs to a senior official named Khuwy who is believed to have been a nobleman during the Fifth Dynasty, which ruled over Egypt about 4300 years ago.

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Source: archeo

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