A group of archaeologists discovered in Egypt Evidence of an ancient solar temple, first discovered 50 years ago.
These temples were built for the pharaohs when they were alive to give the rulers the status of gods.
It is believed that only six were built, but only two have been discovered so far. But now, archaeologists excavating under the remains of one well-known solar temple have found hints of a third of the temples.
By digging under the remains of the solar temple he built This is news, a pharaoh who ruled between 24 and 35 years in the late 25th century BC during the so-called Fifth DynastyAn old base has been discovered. This was built with adobe, indicating that another building actually existed.
“We knew there was something under the stone temple of Neusser,” said Massimiliano Nozolo, assistant professor of Egyptology at the Warsaw Academy of Sciences.
“The fact that there is such a large entrance indicates a new building,” he added. So why isn’t there another solar temple, one of the lost solar temples? “
In addition, he recounted that when more debris was removed, archaeologists found a two-foot-long base of a limestone pillar. Then a set of beer cups filled with mud were found in the foundations, which means that the place was a temple, as it was considered a ritual offering in the holy places.
“I now have a lot of evidence that what we’re digging here is one of the lost solar temples,” Nozzolo explained.
Experts believe the site is one of the rare solar temples built by a few pharaohs, but the likely creator of the site is believed to be a ruler. Fifth family.
These temples were built for the sun god Outside Each has a large courtyard with a column aligned with the east-west axis of the sun. In addition, it had an entrance and an exit.
The Fifth Dynasty His multiple achievements were recognized, including the Temples of the Sun.
It is believed that all the pharaohs of the Fifth Dynasty built one, except for the last two rulers.
The pharaohs of the Fifth Dynasty were Userkaf, Sahoura, Neferirkara, Shepsiscara, Neferivra, Nyusira, Menkohor, Diedkara Isisi, and Yunus (Onos).