In an Egyptian archaeological revelation, on Saturday they discovered the tomb of a noble official belonging to the fifth dynasty and decorated with terrific and beautiful reliefs.
This tomb belongs to Khuwy, found around the location of Saqqara, a large graveyard south of Cairo. He was a noble of the Fifth Dynasty of ancient Egypt, some 4,300 years from us today.
Carcass scenes rarely appear in ancient Egyptian mausoleums, so archaeologists are still unable to explain what they mean for this case.
The tomb of Khuwy L-shaped, starting with a small corridor down to a small room below and from there there is a larger room with painted depictions preserved intact, almost complete. Well, said Mohamed Megahed, the leader of the excavation team.
Despite the ravages of time, some paintings still retain the vibrant colors – often used in royalty, the tunnel-like entrance is also common in pyramids.
In addition, archaeologists found a line on a granite pillar dedicated to Queen Setibhor, who is said to be the wife of pharaoh Djedkare Isesis, the eighth and penultimate king of the Fifth Dynasty of ancient Egypt. Great.
These features have led archaeologists to question the relationship between Khuwy and Djedkare Isesis.
One theory is that Khuwy and Djedkare may be related, while according to some, the tomb's unique design comes from the pharaoh's administrative reforms and funeral procedures.
The decoration colors in the tomb are well preserved; with colors related to royalty. To get colors like this, ancient Egyptian artisans had to use a variety of materials from earth pigments, minerals, copper, bronze, silver and lead to gems like Lapis Lazuli. are imported from Afghanistan.
Archaeologists also found the remains of Khuwy and the jars of dead internal organs – now broken into pieces. The tomb is expected to help professionals gain more knowledge about the 40-year reign of Djedkare Isesi.