Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

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Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Glyphdoctor » Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:16 pm

http://luxortimesmagazine.blogspot.com/ ... vered.html

Human remains in this one, just for Bullet Magnet!



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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Zooropa » Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:48 pm

Aww, when i read the headline i was hoping it was "Hung Foot's" tomb!

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Bullet Magnet » Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:25 pm

Thank You Glyph :up Ah finally, but Not a mummy, just a skeleton, but canopic jars are found...
I wonder what happened there ?

This guy, Seneb-Kay only gets a wooden sarcophagus in 1650, and they couldn't be bothered mummifying him after taking out his organs and putting them into canopic jars.

Yet that King Sobekhotep 1763 ( 113 years earlier ? ) gets a 60 tonne lump of stone all the way from Cairo.. But, we don't have a body or inscriptions on the sarcophagus.. :tk
The burial sites don't really compare either, better and heavier stone in the King Sobekhotep tomb walls, made from the same stone from Cairo..

Those are the sort of things that I notice...

One to ponder..
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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Glyphdoctor » Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:29 pm

Well anything valuable (e.g. gold) would have been stolen long ago. Of course, it's not so easy to make off with a 60 ton sarcophagus.

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:08 pm

Zooropa wrote:Aww, when i read the headline i was hoping it was "Hung Foot's" tomb!
Lol I wouldn't be there I would be in Nubia in the area of Irem.

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:09 pm

That's a huge looking man though if its a man

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:12 pm

What dynasty is he from?

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:17 pm

That's a huge looking man. So he hailed from the 13 Dynasty

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:49 pm

So with the discovery of a new king wouldn't that change many of the dates of reigns around and after this period.

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Brian Yare » Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:06 pm

Frater0082 wrote:So with the discovery of a new king wouldn't that change many of the dates of reigns around and after this period.
It is likely that this king may be the Sebkay mentioned by MacIver and Mace in el Ahram, 1899-1901. The difference is the wavy letter 'n'. I have examined both cartouches, and they are very similar.

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 5:15 pm

Aah Abydos what home used to be. I wonder if they could find the palace that stood tall on a hill looking into the city. I bet they can and I bet that palace dates back to this time too and reused by later pharoahs well minus the Amarna Dynasty.

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:48 pm

So what dynasty is this is it between the 13 or early 18 dynasty

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Kevininabydos » Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:25 pm

It would have been contempary with 15th and 16th Dynasties [about 1600 - 1650 BCE] (ie; concurrent with the Hyksos Dynasties which ruled in the delta)
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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:04 pm

Oh k thanks

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Sat Feb 01, 2014 5:32 pm

This is very interesting I wonder how the Abydos dynasty came to be I wonder how they fell from power

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:54 pm

did anyone notice how relatively huge the skeleton was. he was tall and big almost like a minature giant

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by carrie » Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:13 pm

I'm sorry Frater but I find your post sometimes so difficult to understand what on earth is a minature giant? :?:

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by newcastle » Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:49 pm

carrie wrote:I'm sorry Frater but I find your post sometimes so difficult to understand what on earth is a minature giant? :?:

Or was it a giant dwarf? :lol:

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Jayway » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:47 pm

Dear Frater, I think he means a miniature giant like Bullet Magnet ? :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Yet ANOTHER Royal Tomb found

Post by Frater0082 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 1:59 pm

Oh like a 9ft tall kind of person he looks huge

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