Neferefre's Wife May Have Been Identified In Ancient Egyptian Tomb For First Time

January 5, 2015 5:29 AM

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Researchers believe they have unearthed the tomb of a previously-unknown Egyptian queen who may have been the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre.

The queen is believed to have been in reign 4,500 years ago, the BBC reported. Egypt antiquities minister, Mamdouh el-Damaty said the name Khentakawess was found inscribed on the wall of the tomb, which is located in Pharaoh Neferefre's funeral complex. The region is located in Abu Sir, an Old Kingd...

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