Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Old Kingdom Physicians Tomb Found

At Abusir a team of archaeologists has discovered the tomb of a 5th Dynasty Physician Shepseskaf-Ankh and his family. A large false door gives the names and titles of Shepseskaf including Priest of the God Khnum and priest of the sun temples which kings of Dynasty 5 were renowned for.

Director of the Czech archaeological mission, Miroslav Barta said that the workers of the kings of this dynasty had their tombs built around the pyramids of those kings.

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