Wooden sarcophagus unearthed at Egyptian necropolis
published on 19 February 2012
Encased in soil, this extraordinarily delicate face emerges into the sun for the first time in thousands of years. The wooden sarcophagus was found at the necropolis of Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt The wooden sarcophagus was unearthed by archaeologists... [continue reading]
Posted by on February 19, 2012, 15:15.
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Egypt is a country in North Africa, on the Mediterranean Sea, and is among the oldest civilizations on earth. The name 'Egypt' comes from the Greek Aegyptos which was the Greek pronunciation of the Egyptian name 'Hwt-Ka-Ptah' (which means House of the Spirit of Ptah, who was a very early God of the Ancient Egyptians). In the early Old Kingdom... [continue reading]