Saturday, 3 November 2012

5th Dynasty Tomb of Princess found in Egypt

Exciting news...a new tomb has been discovered at Abu Sir!

"Dr. Mohamed Ibahim, Minister State of Antiquities, announced the discovery of a court yard of a tomb dated to the Old Kingdom "second half of the fifth Dynasty" ca. 2500 B.C, of princess "Shert Nebty".  The court yard has 4 limestone pillars with hieroglyphic inscriptions on the southern side of the name and titles of the Princess including "The Daughter of the King, The Dignified in front of the great God and Shert Nebty".  Also the remains of a false door were found bearing parts of the Princess titles"- Luxor Times

More details to be posted as they come in.

Image - Luxor News

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