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información sobre arqueología, arte, historia y cultura del antiguo Egipto; así como de excavaciones y exposiciones de esta temática.
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Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings

Archaeologists race to secure ancient tomb of three Egyptian kings | Egiptología | Scoop.it
British archaeologist John Romer, 72, believes he has discovered the site where three ancient Egyptian priest kings - Herihor, Piankh and Menkheperre - were buried in Luxor, Egypt, almost 3,000 years ago.

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4,600-Year-Old Step Pyramid Uncovered in Egypt

4,600-Year-Old Step Pyramid Uncovered in Egypt | Egiptología | Scoop.it
The purpose of the pyramid, which predates the Great Pyramid of Giza, is a mystery. It may have been used as a symbolic monuments dedicated to the royal cult that affirmed the power of the king in the southern provinces.

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These types of pyramids were already known and texts attest to their existence as well, but this pyramid at Edfu has never been excavated before now.

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In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark

In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark | Egiptología | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at least a few decades.

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These types of pyramids were already known and texts attest to their existence as well, but this pyramid at Edfu has never been excavated before now.

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Animal Mummies Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site : Discovery News

Animal Mummies Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site : Discovery News | Egiptología | Scoop.it
An ancient holy place in Egypt once known as the "Terrace of the Great God" reveals a wealth of new discoveries, from animal mummies and human remains to a...

Via Sakis Koukouvis, Shonda Brock, Centro de Estudios Artísticos Elba
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