Axar.az
UP
23 October 2018


4,000-year-old statue is found in Egypt

Home page Culture
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago.

Axar.az reports citing Phys.org.

Wednesday's statement by the Antiquities Ministry says the artifact was found in the district of Saqqara, near the ancient Pyramids of Giza. It says the part of the statue is in poor condition and will have to undergo restoration
The uncovered head is believed to depict Ankhesenpepi II, the mother of King Pepi II of the 6th dynasty who ascended to the throne at the age of six. She ruled Egypt as regent during the early years of his reign.

Earlier in October, archaeologists at the same dig uncovered part of an obelisk made of pink granite that belongs to the same dynasty.

Date
2017.10.18 / 18:29
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Sagrada Familia cathedral gets license 130 years after - Photo

New York museums to stop using Saudi money

The 7 Best Museums in Azerbaijan

7 Psychological films make you watch it again

Eminem takes 'Venom' to a whole new level - Video

Baku hosts week of the Italian language

Azerbaijani music held at Italian President Palace

9 new films that can beat the autumn blues

US witches brewing up Kavanaugh curse

Minister attends SESCO General Conference in Morocco

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla