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Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb in Abu-Sir the tomb of queen Khentakawess III, she was the wife of king Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago The tomb was discovered in Abu Sir area an Old Kingdom Necropolis near Sakkara, where there are several pyramids dedicated to pharaohs of the Fifth Dynasty, including Neferefre these Pyramids called the Pyramids of the Sun and the Pharaohs of this era of the Egyptian history called themselves
the sons of the sun.
Necropolises of Abu -Sir Pyramids and Tombs
The Necropolises of Abu-Sir nearby Sakkara it was a burial place for many of the Pharaohs of the fifth and sixth dynasties of the old Kingdom or the pyramid age the area still under excavations and it has many places uncovered also when you visit Abu-Sir you can visit many Pyramids and fragments of Obelisks and temples that was dedicated for the Sun God Ra and the Pharaohs of this era called themselves the Sons of the Sun that is why in all the names you can notice that their names ends by Ra,like Nefrer-Ra- sahu-Ra etc, in Abu-Sir now many archaeological expeditions still digging.
Recently the Japanese expedition discovered many tombs and Mummies in 2003 and now the Czech discovered new tombs from the fifth Dynasty belongs to queen Khentakawess III.
Abu-Sir area still trove of many uncovered treasures that will get out to the light soon.
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed the tomb of a queen called Khentakawess III.
The tomb was found in Abu-Sir and is thought to belong to the wife or mother of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago,the tomb was discovered in Pharaoh Neferefre’s funeral complex.
Miroslav Barta, head of the Czech Institute of Egyptology mission which made the discovery, said that the location of the queen’s tomb made them believe that she was the wife of the pharaoh.
The Czech archaeologists also found about 30 utensils made of limestone and copper.
Mr Damaty the former ministry of Antiquities explained that the discovery would “help us shed light on certain unknown aspects of the Fifth Dynasty, which along with the Fourth Dynasty, witnessed the construction of the first pyramids.
New Ancient Tomb Discovered in Abu-Sir, Egypt of queen Khentakawess III is not the end of the discoveries in Abu-Sir the archaeologists said this will be the begging of new discoveries of the fifth dynasty.
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