Egyptian pharaoh unearthed after 3,600 years

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Egyptian pharaoh unearthed after 3,600 years

Post by Doka » 01-27-2014 02:09 PM

The remains of a previously unknown pharaoh have been uncovered in southern Egypt, providing the first material proof of the existence of a royal dynasty dating back over three millenia, archaeologists say.

The skeleton of Woseribre Senebkay, a king from the forgotten Abydos dynasty, was discovered this month by a team of archaeologists from the University of Pennsylvania. He had lain largely untouched for 3,600 years on the site of the ancient city of Abydos, 300 miles south of modern-day Cairo.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... years.html

This is really cool, If it where not for my obsession with the "Star Gate" TV series, I doubt that I would have payed any attention to this.
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