Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Another royal tomb found! - Ahram Online

The tomb of Abydos dynasty king found: Gallery - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online: According to a statement by the Ministry of State of Antiquities (MSA), the name of the king is Sneb-Kay. His name was found on Tuesday engraved on a wall of his tomb.

MSA Minister Mohamed Ibrahim told Ahram Online that it is a very important discovery because it shed more light on Abydos local families that ruled the nome during the Second Intermediate Period, considered one of the most critical phases of ancient Egyptian history.

EEF has a link  that explains the Abydos dynasty

There are some great photos also on Facebook

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