An former Egyptian fortress constructed by the Pharaoh Ramses II is revealing its secrets to archaeologists.
Researchers learned the remains of two new structures at the fortress place in Beheira Governorate northwest of Cairo, Egypt This day experiences.
The spherical-shaped structures had been worn as stores, in step with a Fb put up by Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities. Animal bones had been learned all the draw in which thru the silos.
Ragged pottery changed into once also learned in some unspecified time in the future of the excavation, as successfully as pottery kilns. Officials demonstrate that former Egyptians roasted grain to lift insects.
Ramses II, also identified as Ramses the Gigantic, dominated Egypt from 1279 B.C. to 1213 B.C. He is credited with expanding Egypt’s reach to this point as contemporary Syria to the east and Sudan to the south.
In a separate project, experts uncovered the 2,500-twelve months-extinct remains of a sturdy excessive priest in dramatic fashion.
Illustration of King of Egypt Ramses II (aka Rameses) utilizing in a chariot with lions, being restrained by servants, walking beside him.
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The secrets of a mysterious “Tomb of the Warriors” had been also not too prolonged ago revealed in a PBS documentary, and solving an former puzzle, archaeologists learned the damage of an especially rare vessel that traveled the Nile around 2,500 years ago.
In a single more project, archaeologists not too prolonged ago learned a wonderful ram-headed sphinx that is linked to King Tutankhamun’s grandfather. In utterly different tasks, a teenage girl’s skeleton changed into once learned in a mysterious grave approach the Meidum pyramid, south of Cairo.
In April, experts presented the discovery of dozens of mummies in former desolate tract burial chambers. Archaeologists also not too prolonged ago outlined the uncommon brown spots on about a of the art work in King Tutankhamun’s tomb.
In January, archaeologists presented the discovery of former tombs within the Nile Delta north of Cairo. In a separate project, two former tombs dating again to the Roman period had been uncovered in Egypt’s Western Barren place.
In a single more project, archaeologists learned a unbelievable sphinx statue at an former temple in southern Egypt.
Final summer, experts unlocked the secrets of a mysterious former ‘cursed’ gloomy granite sarcophagus. The large coffin, which changed into once excavated within town of Alexandria, changed into once learned to own three skeletons and gold sheets with the remains.
Archaeologists also learned the oldest stable cheese within the tomb of Ptahmes, mayor of the previous city of Memphis.
A mummy buried in southern Egypt extra than 5,000 years ago has also revealed its disagreeable secrets, shedding new light on prehistoric embalming practices.
Fox News’ Chris Ciaccia and The Associated Press contributed to this article. Follow James Rogers on Twitter @jamesjrogers