New Old Kingdom tomb discovered in Giza
inside the tomb of an Old Kingdom priestess on the Giza plateau on the southern outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, 03 February 2018. An Egyptian archaeological mission led by the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, has discovered an Old Kingdom tomb of a lady called 'Hetpet' who was a top official in the royal palace during the end of the fifth Dynasty. The tomb was found during excavation work carried out in the Giza western cemetery, which houses tombs of the Old Kingdoms top officials discovered by previous archaeological missions since 1842. (Photo by Fayed El-Geziry/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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