A wall painting, dating back over 4, years, has been discovered in a tomb located just east of the Great Pyramid of Giza. The painting shows vivid scenes of life, including boats sailing south on the Nile River, a bird hunting trip in a marsh and a man named Perseneb who's shown with his wife and dog. While Giza is famous for its pyramids, the site also contains fields of tombs that sprawl to the east and west of the Great Pyramid. These tombs were created for private individuals who held varying degrees of rank and power during the Old Kingdom B.
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An Egyptian excavation team has discovered the remains of a new pyramid that dates back to the 13th Dynasty some 3, years ago, a top antiquities official said. The remains were located north of King Sneferu's bent pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis south of Cairo , the head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Sector, Mahmoud Afifi, said in a statement. Due to the bent slope of its sides, the pyramid is believed to have been ancient Egypt's first attempt to build a smooth-sided pyramid. Adel Okasha, the head of Dahshur necropolis, said the remains belong to the inner structure of the pyramid, including a corridor. Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later?
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A tomb dating back around 4, years, to the age when pyramids were built in Egypt, has been recorded in full color. One of the most remarkable images the researchers published is this embrace between the priestess Meretites at right and her husband Kahai at left , a singer in the pharaoh's palace. The tomb was built for them and their children.
By Yaron Steinbuch. December 16, am Updated December 16, am. A long-lost wood fragment from the Great Pyramid of Giza has been discovered at a Scottish university — hidden in a misplaced cigar tin bearing an ancient Egyptian flag, officials said. The fragment of cedar wood — which dates back 5, years to the building of the iconic pyramid — was first discovered in the late 19th century but had been missing for over 70 years, according to the University of Aberdeen. The relic is one of only three artifacts ever recovered from inside the oldest monument on the list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World — the largest of the three pyramids at the Giza complex in the greater Cairo area.