Egyptian archaeologists Who work in Nile Delta Discover Dozens of rare pre-dynastic tombs Its history goes back to the period before the emergence of the Pharaonic kingdoms Egypt More than 5,000 years ago. Also Close tombs of the Late Hyksos period have been found (1650 to 1500 BC), when the emigrants were from Asia The western world took over the country, ending it Middle Kingdom in Egypt.
Results in Dakahlia Governorate -north CairoIt can shed light on two important transitional periods of the old EgyptEgyptologists said. Includes cemeteries 68 of the Bhutto period That began around 3300 BC. C. and Five of Naqada’s third period, Which was before the emergence of The first dynasty of Egypt About 3100 BC c, according to a statement from The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
Includes an amazing find, too 37 tombs from the time of the HyksosThat started to migrate across Sinai towards Egypt About 1800 BC c.
“This is a very interesting tomb because it combines some of the earliest periods in Egyptian history with another important time, the time of the Hyksos.“, He said Salima Ekram |Egyptologist from the American University in Cairo. “Egyptologists are working to understand how the Egyptians and the Hyksos lived together and to what extent the predecessors embraced Egyptian traditions.“.
The Bhutto tombs were oval-shaped pits with the bodies placed inside in a squatting positionThe ministry statement said the left side, with the head facing west, was mainly.
Some of the tombs of that period Naqada It includes Cylindrical containers And in Pear shape.
Cemeteries Hexos They were basically Semi-rectangular With the bodies lying in an extended position The head is also facing west.
“The mission also found a group of ovens and stoves, the remains of clay foundations, earthenware pots and amulets, especially beetles, some of which were made of semi-precious stones and jewelry such as earrings.The statement says.
Archaeologists have found remains of adults, children, and ceramic objects in these tombs.
Egypt announced its archaeological discoveries from recent years in the hope of reviving the tourism sector, which is vital to its economy and which was subjected to an uprising in 2011, and recently the Coronavirus pandemic.
(With information from Reuters and The Associated Press). –