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The Osirion, also known as "The Tomb of Osiris". Attributed to Seti I, is located near his temple at Abydos and believed to have been constructed during the 18th dynasty. A unique structure in egyptian architecture, bearing resemblance to the Old Kingdom Valley and Sphinx Temples at Giza, there remains disagreement as to its true age and function. It is the only egyptian temple to have been built below ground.

Descubrimiento de la estatua de Ramsés II i Sekhmet en el templo de Mut. 1930

Game of Hounds and Jackals, ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat IV. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1287). Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces appropriate objects to deposit in tombs.

Large Stone Boxes In Ancient Egypt: Not Made As Tombs - And huge granite creations such as this in the underground Serapeum at Saqqara are astonishing. There are approximately 28 of them and most are made of granite, presumably brought from Aswan which is 500 miles away. The lid was cut from the same block as the box itself, and the two combined weigh more than 80 tons. Read more: www.messagetoeagl...

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Archaeologists find vast medieval palace buried under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum

Archaeologists in southern England have discovered what may be one of the largest medieval royal palaces ever found – buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress.

An ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic carving showing the goddess Isis - wearing the crown of Hathor - with the young Pharoah Seti on her lap. Wall of the temple of Abydos in Egypt

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New Evidence May Solve Mystery of America's Huge Ancient City

New Evidence May Solve Mystery of America's Huge Ancient City Cahokia .

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