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First Dynasty Egyptian boat to be restored

Restoration work has begun on a First Dynasty funerary boat which dates back to 3,000 B.C. A French archaeological mission has already unearthed wooden sheets of funerary boats that belong to an early Egyptian king's era, dating back to 3000 BC in "Abu Rawash" area northeast of Giza. The mission discovered

5,000-year-old funerary boat found in Egyptian cemetery

A funerary boat belonging to King Den has been found at an Archaic period cemetery northeast of the Giza Plateau. The funerary boat was buried with royalty, as ancient Egyptians believed it would transfer the king's soul to the afterlife for eternity. Unearthed in the northern area of Mastaba number six (a