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Egyptian Archaeologists Unearth A 4,400-Year-Old Tomb

Unusual paintings and well-preserved artifacts were found outside Giza in the tomb of Hetpet, a priestess to the goddess of fertility. The country hopes to draw more tourists with the discovery.
A woman takes a photo inside the tomb of an Old Kingdom priestess that was unveiled on Saturday after being discovered during excavation work in Giza's western cemetery by a team of Egyptian archaeologists. Source: Mohamed El-Shahed

Egyptian archaeologists unearthed a well-preserved 4,400-year-old tomb from Egypt's Fifth Dynasty, a prosperous era where pharaohs ruled, palaces were erected and pyramids were built.

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Enany said that the tomb belonged

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