Archaeologists discovered lost dynasty of Pharaonic Kings in Egypt

A team of archaeologist has discovered a tomb of the unknown Pharaonic king of dated back to about 1650 BC.

Jan 17, 2014 15:15 IST
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As per the Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt, a team of archaeologist from Egypt and America in January 2014 discovered a tomb of the Pharaonic king (unknown) that dates back to about 1650 BC.


The Egyptian Kingdom was discovered while working in the Nile Valley near the city of Sohag by the archaeologists from University of Pennsylvania who had uncovered the tomb of the sixteen-dynasty Kings. The hieroglyphics has helped them to decipher the name on the tomb’s walls and they identified the tomb of Senekay by an inscription on the burial chamber. The excavations reveal the existence of the royal cemetery of the mysterious pharaohs as it is the first time that any trace of the Pharaoh has been found. The existence of the Pharaohs dynasty has till now been considered as the virtually world.

In past thousands of years, the painted inscription has been deciphered and reveals the name and titles of the pharaohs. This discovery is the first proof of the existence of the lost kingdom mentioned in mythology and its ruling dynasty.

About Pharaohs as considered in Mythology

Pharaohs, in the ancient Egypt were the most powerful person, who was the political as well as religious leader of the people of that time Egypt. They were mainly known as Lord of the Two Lands and High Priest of Every Temple. The lord of the two lands ruled both the upper and lower Egypt, whereas the Priest of the Temple was a represent of gods on the Earth, who was responsible for the rituals of the gods and build temples also.

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