Photo: "Gentrified" Egyptian Burial Chamber Discovered



These hieroglyphics from the Egyptian Book of the Dead were found lining the interior of a newly discovered sarcophagus.



The coffin was one of the treasures inside the burial chamber of Menekhibnekau, a royal scribe that lived during ancient Egypt's 5th dynasty, 2498 to 2345 B.C.


Photograph courtesy Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities


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