Friday, June 28, 2013

Exciting Recent Finds

*A 33-foot sculpture of Antony &Cleopatra twins born in 40 BC was found by Egyptology Guseppina Capriotti. The twins were named Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene.

*The Abydos Temple, which was called “The Terrace of the Great God” was discovered recently.The temple contained animal mummies and a wooden statue of Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was the only female Pharoah in Egyptian history.

*Mohamid Ibrahim, Minister of State for Antiquities announced that a deep well had been found near the tomb of King Tutmosis. In the well, he found a sarcophagus belonging to Amun Re, a lecture priest at Karnek Temple and a singer of the god Amun Re.

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