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Fifth Dynasty tomb and name of a new queen discovered at Saqqara

April 3, 2019 - General

An Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered the tomb of a Fifth Dynasty dignitary named Khuwy during an excavation and documentation survey carried out in south Saqqara, and has also discovered the name of the queen to whom a pyramid complex in the area belonged.

Credit: Egypt. Ministry of AntiquitiesThe tomb consists of a superstructure with an L-shaped offering chamber, which was once decorated with reliefs. Only the bottom…

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