Wednesday, May 31, 2023

More than 2,000 mummified rams’ heads are found in the temple of Ramesses II you will find in Egypt

More than 2,000 mummified ram heads Morbi from the Ptolemaic dynasty They were found in the temple of Ramesesin Abydos, southern Egypt, the authors reported.

A sheep, a dog, a goat, a cow, a goat and a mummy mongoose even a group of archaeologists from the University of New York on this site, famous for its temples and necropolis, reported to the Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism.

According to the supreme council of antiquities, Mostafa Waziri, these findings it will be possible to know more about the temple and the operations that took place between its construction – during the 6th dynasty of the Old Kingdom (between 2,374 and 2,140 BC), and the Ptolemaic period (323 to 30 BC).

(Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities/AFP)

According to Professor Sameh Iskandar, the head of the US mission, they were quoted in the same opinion, these are ram’s heads “offerings”;which indicate that the “cult of Ramesses II” was celebrated centuries after his death.

In addition to the remains of mummified animals, the team was found the steps of the palace with walls about five meters thick dating to the 6th Dynasty, as well as various statues, papyrus, remains of ancient trees, leather clothing and shoes.

(Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities/AFP)

Located 550 km south of Cairo Abydos It is known for its temples, especially Seti I and its necropolis.

The mission will complete the work of its excavations at the site, in order to reveal more about the history of this site and to add authorities to the studies and documents that have been found during the current period of excavation.

Egyptian authors regularly report archaeological discoveries in recent times, by experts qualified to report the results that have in political and economic scope more than scientific.

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