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Thursday, November 16, 2017

In Egypt was found a necropolis of the XIV century BC


Representatives of the Ministry of antiquities of Egypt announced that archaeologists have found in the country, necropolis, 3 built 400 years ago, in the era of the New Kingdom. Specialists found 40 tombs and a small temple.


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Grave discovered by archaeologists, located in the cliffs North of Aswan. The tomb is a row of square rooms with walls treated quite roughly. Of the room separated by openings through which the last, apparently, were located doors, which opened vertically. From the sanctuary, according to archaeologists, overlooking the river.

Unfortunately, not all tombs have survived in good condition — they have been partially destroyed by salt water flooding the necropolis, reports Discovery.

Although on-site where archaeologists discovered the necropolis, was located the quarry, scientists admit that the tomb was intended not only to masons, and men of high rank.

The new Kingdom is recognized by the archaeologists of the era heyday of ancient Egyptian statehood, marked by the restoration of the independence of Egypt, to that captured by nomads, the establishment of the Empire, which was inhabited by 20 percent of the world population of that time, as well as the creation of a large number of historical monuments

Recently the Egyptian authorities have told about another discovery, which may be significantly more sensational, and according to some versions, even become a “discovery of the century” — scanning the famous tomb of Tutankhamun have revealed that it may contain two intact secret rooms. Experts believe that there may be ancient wealth, and one of them may even be the tomb of Queen Nefertiti.

Earlier, archaeologists found in Egypt ancient dress, made over five thousand years ago. In all likelihood, at the time it was a high-end fashion and belonged to a rich woman.

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