Egypt Opens Tomb of Royal Priest from 4400 Years Ago

Cairo, The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities opened a tomb of a Fifth Dynasty official adorned with colourful reliefs and well preserved inscriptions.

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Enani said, “The tomb, near Saqqara, a vast necropolis south of Cairo, belongs to a senior official named Khuwy who is believed to have been a nobleman during the rule of King Djedkare Isesis, the eighth and penultimate king of the Fifth Dynasty, which ruled over Egypt about 4300 years ago”.

Egypt has in recent years sought to promote archaeological discoveries across the country in a bid to revive tourism

Source: Oman News Agency