EGYPT (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Two intact burials were found at a newly discovered burial site near the Pyramids of Giza, Egypt. According to archaeologists, they date back to 2,500 BC.
Egyptian archaeologists have made a new discovery near the Pyramids of Giza , according to the Supreme Council of Egyptian Antiquities.
They found two burials containing high quality limestone statues, wooden masks and intact colored sarcophagi.
According to the funerary inscriptions, one of the men buried in his graves was called Behnui-Ka and was both a priest and a judge who served under several Pharaoh, including Khafre, the one who had ordered the construction of the one of the pyramids of Giza.
The other man was called Nwi and was “chief of the great state”, “supervising new colonies” and “purifier of king Khafre.” The remains of his wife and son were also discovered nearby.
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