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Fragments of 5,200-year-old Memphis city wall found

Archaeologists working in Egypt have uncovered fragments of the 5,200-year-old wall that surrounding the Old Kingdom capital of Memphis. “Several white limestone fragments of the ancient capital’s wall were discovered during excavation work carried out by an archaeology team of the Russian Institute of Egyptology at Kom Tuman, south of Giza

Tomb of unknown queen found in Egypt

The tomb of a previously unknown queen has been found in the necropolis at Abusir, in the Old Kingdom capital city of Memphis. Miroslav Barta, head of the Czech Institute of Egyptology mission which made the discovery, said that the location of the queen's tomb made them believe that she was

Ancient Egyptian mayors lost tomb found

The 3,300-year-old tomb of Ptahmes, the mayof ot Memphis, has been found. Archaeologists have discovered the 3,300-year-old tomb of the ancient Egyptian capital's mayor, whose resting place had been lost under the desert sand since 19th-century treasure hunters first carted off some of its decorative wall panels, officials announced Sunday.

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