Experts Find Lost Queen’s Name and a Favorite Nobleman’s Tomb in Saqqara

April 4, 2019 - General
Left: The inscription on the column lists the titles of Djedkare’s wife, queen Setibhor. (Hana Vymazalová) Right: North and east walls of the decorated antechamber of the ancient Egyptian nobleman’s tomb.

Experts working in a famous pyramid complex in Egypt have announced the discovery of the tomb of a nobleman. It was made in perhaps the most important archaeological site for the study of the early history of Ancient Egypt. The discovery is providing unexpected insights into the status of the nobility in the Old Kingdom (2575 BC to 2150 BC).

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