Archaeologists Unearth 4500 Year Old Tomb Of An Egyptian Queen

Archaeologists Unearth 4500 Year Old Tomb Of An Egyptian Queen
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Archaeologists claim to uncover the tomb of Queen Khentakawess III while researching a burial site in Abusir (southwest of Cairo). The Egyptian Antiques Ministry believe that Khentakawess III was the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre, who ruled 4,500 years ago. The officials stated that the tomb existed between 2994-2345 BC. Czech archaeologists also discovered 24 limestones and four copper utensils in the crypt. This will aid them in understanding some unknown facts of the time.

Researchers identified the Queen's tomb near the various pyramids built in the name of ancient Egyptian rulers including Neferefre. Authorities are sure that the tomb belongs to queen Khentakawess III because the tombs of the two other queens with the same name has already discovered.

The tomb was unearthed in Pharaoh Neferefre's funeral complex.

The tomb was unearthed in Pharaoh Neferefre's funeral complex.

Pharaoh Neferefre ruled Egypt during 5th Century and archaeologists are now expecting to discover the era more.

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Queen Khentakawess III is also known as 'Wife of the king' and the 'Mother of his son'

Queen Khentakawess III is also known as 'Wife of the king' and the 'Mother of his son'
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An engraving near the queen's tomb.

An engraving near the queen's tomb.
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Miroslav Barta, head of the Czech Institute of Egyptology led the team that unearthed the queen's tomb.

The site of queen's tomb.

The site of queen's tomb.
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These vessels were also found in the tomb.

These vessels were also found in the tomb.
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Queen's name was inscribed on the wall.

Queen's name was inscribed on the wall.
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The inner wall of the burial chamber quotes the phrase "the wife of the king". The script was the biggest evidence for archaeologists in revealing the identity of the tomb.

Archaeologists are researching more to track down unknown ancient facts of the era

Archaeologists are researching more to track down unknown ancient facts of the era
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The remarkable tomb of queen Khentakawess!

The remarkable tomb of queen Khentakawess!
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It is said that Pharaoh Neferefre ruled around 20 years in Egypt. This is the limestone statue of Pharaoh in Cairo museum.

It is said that Pharaoh Neferefre ruled around 20 years in Egypt. This is the limestone statue of Pharaoh in Cairo museum.
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A rare sarcophagus was discovered in Israel a year ago during a pipeline dig. That is believed to be the one of the Egyptian pharaohs.

A rare sarcophagus was discovered in Israel a year ago during a pipeline dig. That is believed to be the one of the Egyptian pharaohs.
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