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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian17 Oct 2017 11:08 a.m. PST

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities says that the discovery was made by an Egyptian-Czech mission in the village of Abusir southwest of Cairo. The excavation site is near the famous step pyramid of Saqqara.

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Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP17 Oct 2017 3:10 p.m. PST

I found the pyramid a Saqqara to be one of my favorite sites in Egypt. I hope this new find is as spectacular.

colin knight18 Oct 2017 2:02 a.m. PST

Great find.

goragrad18 Oct 2017 10:09 a.m. PST

Interesting.

JARROVIAN Supporting Member of TMP20 Oct 2017 1:52 a.m. PST

But is it really Rameses II? He had a great propensity for 'acquiring' others' monuments etc by erasing their cartouches and or having his own over carved (usually much deeper, so it lasted).
Still a very good find, however. I agree about Saqqara, we loved it too, when we were there pre troubles in 2005.

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