Skip to comments.Archaeologist Hails Possibly 'Oldest' Mummy Yet Found in Egypt
Posted on 01/26/2023 6:07:52 PM PST by nickcarraway
Egyptologists have uncovered a Pharaonic tomb near the capital Cairo containing what may be the oldest and "most complete" mummy yet to be discovered in the country, the excavation team leader said on Thursday (Jan 26.
The 4,300-year-old mummy was found at the bottom of a 15-metre shaft in a recently uncovered group of fifth and sixth dynasty tombs near the Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Zahi Hawass, director of the team, told reporters.
The mummy, of a man named Hekashepes, was in a limestone sarcophagus that had been sealed in mortar.
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My mummy still drives her dynasty...
You can’t say mummy!
Racist, bigot, sexist, homophobe!
“British museums don’t want us to use the term “mummy” anymore because it’s offensive to dead people or something”
Thankfully, brendon fraser is still to fat to activate curse.
They found Helen Thomas.
Which of the 600+ genders was it? 🙄
“...found at the bottom of a 15-metre shaft...”
They sure went to a lot of trouble to try to hide those guys.
Pelosi is vacationing in Egypt?
SHOW ME THE MUMMY!
9. If not Pelosi or Thomas, try Sheila Jackson-Lee, Maxine Waters ( my money’s on that communist hag), Barbara Lee, Joy Reid, Joy Behar, Gov. Hockpuie of NY or Rosie O’’Donnell,or all of the above.
Egyptologists have uncovered a Pharaonic tomb... The 4,300-year-old mummy... of a man named Hekashepes...
So, not a pharaoh -- merely from the pharaonic era, still a rarity to find one that old. Thanks nickcarraway.
I’d be interested in genetic analysis of the mummy. Finally put to rest the “Egyptians were BLACK” theory.
Sorry, I don’t trust Zahi Hawass, and want a second o[inion from a British or French Egyptologist.
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