New archaeological discoveries in Egypt
Swedish scientists have conducted excavations near Cairo near the town of Aswan. The work was carried out in the area of Gebel es-SILSILA. It was here that the discovery was made. Archaeologists have discovered cave paintings. Object for the excavations was the abandoned quarry, where he once worked as the Egyptians. Scientists have determined the approximate age of rare drawings, which, in their opinion, is two and a half thousand years.
Sorry, found the pictures quite poorly preserved. But they were thoroughly studied and analyzed. Illustrations have different content. For example, in one of them scientists have found image of the moon cult, which today is still untapped by science. Here, scientists were able to see Thoth. It’s an ancient Egyptian God of wisdom. Also the figure shows the Amon-RA – the chief God of the ancient Egyptian culture. First God is typical of the cult of the lunar disk, the second double pen. These attributes confirm their adherence to the old beliefs. The peculiarity of the findings, scientists say, is that both gods are depicted together, because it rarely happened.
Another drawing tells of the Pharaoh. Unfortunately, while the archaeologists are at a loss to name him. That is exactly the Pharaoh says the inscription. She says that the person owned two lands.
Shvedskaya began his study of the Gebel es-SILSILA three years ago. More about this can be to tell the news in the world. In the group of archaeologists is composed of four Swedish specialist and fifteen foreign experts in this field. For all the excavations, scientists have found about five thousand different rock drawings. Also they have found eight hundred texts. To date, this event is the only Swedish project, which is held in Egypt.
Also near Cairo is already the Czech scientists have discovered the grave of an unknown Egyptian Queen. The female remains that were mummified, allegedly owned by the wife of the Pharaoh Neferefre. This ruler of the Fifth dynasty and prevailed in the country about five thousand years ago. In turn, the representatives of this dynasty witnessed the construction the first pyramids. Therefore, the discovery of the burial of the Queen, according to the Czech archaeologists, will be relevant in the study of this period. It will help to reveal a number of unknown aspects.