Photo: Queen's Mummy Found In 4,300-Year-Old Pyramid



Parts of a mummy found inside a 4,300-year-old pyramid could be Queen Seshseshet, the mother of the first pharaoh of Egypt's 6th dynasty, archaeologists announced in January 2009.

A skull, pelvis, legs, and pieces of a torso wrapped in linen (above) were discovered inside a granite sarcophagus.

Photograph courtesy Supreme Council of Antiquities


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