A new pyramid and artifacts from the Middle Kingdom in ancient Egypt as part of new discoveries A new pyramid and artifacts from the Middle Kingdom in ancient Egypt as part of new discoveries
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A new pyramid and artifacts from the Middle Kingdom in ancient Egypt as part of new discoveries

After the recent archaeological discoveries found in Egypt, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced the discovery of a new pyramid "in the area south of the pyramid of Snafruh in the Dahshur granary in Giza Governorate.

The pyramid dates back to the thirteenth Dynasty (1783-1649 BC), the first family that began its conquest of the Hyksos of Egypt and is classified in history within the Middle Kingdom era in ancient Egypt.

According to a statement issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, the detected part of the pyramid is in good condition,

And the Egyptian archaeological mission operating in the region will complete the work of excavation site during the coming period, in an attempt to reveal the rest of its parts.

The new discovery came after a series of notable discoveries Egypt has made over the past few months in scattered areas of Cairo, Aswan and Luxor.

The remains of the discovered pyramid are part of the internal structure of the pyramid, which is a corridor leading to the inside of the pyramid, and then rises from the level of the surface of the floor to lead to the corridor of the slope from the south and the entrance to another room from the west, according to Okasha

The mission was also successful in uncovering a small piece of alabaster with fragments of hieroglyphic text carved into ten vertical columns.

Granite thresholds and stone blocks were also found in Madamek, showing the interior layout of the pyramid found on the corridor leading to the entrance to the pyramid.

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