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20 November 2017


3,700-year-old tomb of Pharaoh’s daughter found

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Egyptian archaeologists have discovered what they believe to be the burial chamber of Princess Hatshepset, the daughter of Pharaoh Ameny Qemau, who reigned 3,800 years ago.

Axar.az reports citing to Sputnik in the tomb, diggers found a box containing four canopic jars, each ritually filled with human organs: liver, lungs, intestines and stomach. Mummy wrappings were also found in the box, but they were poorly preserved and the actual body was nowhere to be found.

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities issued a statement that they believe the tomb and the organs to belong to Ameny Qemau's daughter Hatshepset. They also found the remains of a sarcophagus, as well as a hieroglyphic inscription bearing Ameny Qemau's name.

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2017.05.12 / 10:12
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