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Egypt | 4400-year-old tomb of high-ranking priestess discovered, with well-preserved wall paintings

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near Cairo that contains rare wall paintings and is believed to belong to a high-ranking Egyptian priestess, government officials said on Saturday.


The tomb is thought to be that of a priestess named Hetpet, Mostafa Waziri, the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said at the archaeological site, near the Giza pyramids, according to a video recorded by Agence France-Presse.


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/03/world/africa/egypt-tomb-hetpet-priestess.html

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