Mastaba Tomb Discovered in Egypt
Friday, February 07, 2014
DAKAHLIYA, EGYPT—At the site of Tel Tabla, archaeologists unearthed a mud-brick mastaba tomb with a number of burial shafts. According to a report in Ahram Online, one of the shafts contained a carved limestone sarcophagus holding the well-preserved mummy of a woman named Werty. Beside the sarcophagus they found 180 wood and limestone ushabti figurines.
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