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Ancient statesman skeleton found in Giza
Egypt Independent ^ | Monday, March 24, 2014 | Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

Posted on 03/24/2014 12:12:37 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

In collaboration with the Ministry of Antiquities, a Czech mission working in the area of Abu Seer in Giza discovered a skeleton of a senior statesman called Nefer who lived under rule of the King Nefer-ir-ka-Re of the fifth dynasty from ancient Egypt’s Pharaonic era.

The team team was resuming studies on his tomb, which was discovered last year, when Nefer's skeleton was found inside the coffin, according to Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim.

Ali al-Asfar, head of the Egyptian antiquities sector, Nefer’s tomb was rocky and unfinished, located within mortuary complex for burial that consists of four corridors. The eastern side is for Nefer and one of his family members. It extends from the north to the south. It also contains five wells and a false door.

Asfar indicated that the owner of the tomb was the priest of the mortuary complex of King Nefer-ir-ka-Re. He had many titles such as “supervisor of the scribes of royal documents.”

Alaa al-Shahat, general director of Sakkara archaeologist area, said several pots and golden items were found. All the items were sent to Saqqara.

The mission said work at the tomb has not been finished yet seeking discovery of more antiquities.

(Excerpt) Read more at egyptindependent.com ...


TOPICS: History; Science; Travel
KEYWORDS: 5thdynasty; abusir; ancientautopsies; egypt; giza; godsgravesglyphs; neferirkare; oldkingdom

Zahi's successor, or somethin':
Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim

Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim

1 posted on 03/24/2014 12:12:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ...

2 posted on 03/24/2014 12:15:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

We’ve got a bunch of statesmen right here who should join him.


3 posted on 03/24/2014 12:16:22 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: SunkenCiv
Icon of ancient scientist discovered on Easter Island


4 posted on 03/24/2014 12:17:48 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: 1010RD

In the prepared statement, it was noted that the fact he was a statesman was determined as a certainty because his mouth was open.


5 posted on 03/24/2014 12:22:58 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: bert

and no vertebra were found.


6 posted on 03/24/2014 12:23:47 PM PDT by SpinnerWebb (IN-SAPORIBVS-SICVT-PVLLVM)
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To: bert

I thought it was because the coin that was laid in his mouth for payment to Charon so that he could cross the River Styx was found in his hand.


7 posted on 03/24/2014 12:27:47 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: bert

That, and the freakishly small brain pan.


8 posted on 03/24/2014 12:40:01 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: SunkenCiv
the fifth dynasty

And that's a LONG time ago.

9 posted on 03/24/2014 12:40:26 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: SunkenCiv

I thought I already told you - No images of Mohammed!

Do you need a timeout?


10 posted on 03/24/2014 12:41:34 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

algore is not a scientist.

He’s a 2-time college dropout.


11 posted on 03/24/2014 12:41:45 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: <1/1,000,000th%

2 time drop-out from seminary....


12 posted on 03/24/2014 12:50:40 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: MUDDOG; SunkenCiv

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081856/?ref_=nv_sr_2

Yeah, the fifth season of Dynasty was like 1985 ... which does (actually) seem like a couple lifetimes ago ... to me.

(ducking and running)


13 posted on 03/24/2014 12:53:34 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Yogafist

Biden was in Giza?


14 posted on 03/24/2014 12:56:01 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

Was Larry King?


15 posted on 03/24/2014 1:01:05 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: ColdOne

Actually, he may be the only living witness!


16 posted on 03/24/2014 1:02:42 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

Touche!!!! lol!!!


17 posted on 03/24/2014 1:10:22 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: F15Eagle

;’) If this place were filled with humorless drones, it wouldn’t be any fun to visit.


18 posted on 03/24/2014 1:12:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: MUDDOG

Yup, the 4th built the Giza pyramids, and the 5th was just one or two generations after Menkaure; sounds a lot like the country underwent an economic collapse brought on by the impressive but utterly stupid projects there. :’)


19 posted on 03/24/2014 1:14:27 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 1010RD

He looks like he’s old enough for me to outrun.


20 posted on 03/24/2014 1:15:50 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Hey now
hey now
hey now
hey now
aku aku one day
oh oh oh

(I’m stealing the graphic)


21 posted on 03/24/2014 1:16:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: F15Eagle

LOL!


22 posted on 03/24/2014 1:41:34 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: SunkenCiv

:)


23 posted on 03/24/2014 1:42:26 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: SunkenCiv

Hey now, all you sinners
Put your lights on, put your lights on
Hey now, all you lovers
Put your lights on, put your lights on

Hey now, all you killers
Put your lights on, put your lights on
Hey now, all you children
Leave your lights on, you better leave your lights on

‘Cuz there’s a monster
Livin’ under your bed!


24 posted on 03/24/2014 2:02:04 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

I wondered where I’d left my monster...


25 posted on 03/24/2014 3:51:41 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

And law school.


26 posted on 03/25/2014 7:18:58 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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