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Tomb of high-ranking 5th Dynasty priestess found in Giza

Archaeologists have discovered the beautifully painted tomb of a high-ranking priestess of the 5th Dynasty (2465-2323 B.C.) in the shadow of the Great Pyramid in Giza. An inscription on the purification basin identifies her as Hetpet and lists her many titles, among them Priestess of Hathor. The tomb was found in the Western Cemetery (so […]
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