Just when you think we’ve learned all we can about the ancient Egyptians, another archeological discovery sheds new light on the powerful civilization. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities just announced the discovery of the tomb of an ancient priestess, one covered with rare and remarkably well-preserved wall paintings. Discovered by Egyptian archeologists during the excavations of Giza’s western cemetery, the tomb dates from the Old Kingdom’s Fifth Dynasty (2465-2323 BC).
The 4,400-year-old Egyptian tomb belonged to a priestess named Hetpet, according to the Ministry. As a priestess to Hathor, the goddess of fertility, she assisted women in …READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE & LEARN MORE HERE
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