Egyptian queen’s burial chamber unearthed
Published on March 4th, 2010 | by Admin0
The necropolis of Saqqara outside Cairo has yielded a string of new discoveries as 10 different teams excavate a previously untouched area of these burial grounds were used continuously for more than 2,000 years until Roman times.
“We are excited because the texts are well conserved,” he told The Associated Press, adding the queen’s titles were written on the walls of the 33 by 16 foot (10 metre by 5 metre) burial chamber inside her small pyramid.
The text is primarily concerned with protecting the queen’s remains and her transition to afterlife.