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… A previously unknown, yet potentially very important, ancient Egyptian kingdom has been discovered by archaeologists working in the Nile Valley.  Excavations at Abydos, 70 miles north-west  of Egypt’s famous Valley of the Kings, have revealed the existence of an entire royal cemetery, now believed to be the final resting place of up to 16 mysterious pharaohs – an entire dynasty whose existence was up till now virtually unknown to the Egyptological world.

Click Here for Full Story (The Independent, David Keys, Thursday 16 January 2014): http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/news/valley-of-the-other-kings-lost-dynasty-found-in-egypt-9065551.html

King Senebkay's tomb and its surrounding area at the Abydos site

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