The Czech archeological mission that works in the area of the necropolis of Saqqara near Cairo, discovered a large tomb of the era of V dynasty of ancient Egyptian pharaohs.
The Czech archeological mission that works in the area of the necropolis of Saqqara near Cairo, discovered a large tomb of the era of V dynasty of Egyptian pharaohs (2504 – 2347 BC), reported the head of the Supreme Council for antiquities Mustafa Vaziri, informs Rus.Media.
According to him, the tomb is made of limestone and brick, belonged to a man named Ka RAS that lived in the middle period of the reign V dynasty pharaohs when Neferefre and Nocera. He probably held the position of chargé d’affaires of the Pharaoh, as evidenced by the engraved inscriptions on the walls. Archaeologists also found in the main shaft of the tomb shattered monument of pink granite that depicts the “master” tombstone. Scientists will continue to research discovered in the tomb.
In the archaeological complex of Saqqara, in the vicinity of the Egyptian capital is the ancient necropolis, the first graves which date back to the first dynasty of the pharaohs (XXXI – XXIX century BC). One of the most famous monuments of Saqqara is considered the step pyramid of Djoser.