Video: Tomb of Ancient Egyptian Princess Shert Nebti Unearthed Near Cairo
Posted on November 15, 2012
Czech archaeologists have discovered the 4,500-year-old tomb of Shert Nebti, a pharaonic princess just south of Cairo. Shert Nebti is from the fifth dynasty, about 2500 B.C. An article in The Australian has some photographs of findings in the tombs, including impressive statues and four limestone columns. Here's video footage of the tomb from the AP, which shows some of the hieroglyphic inscriptions on the pillars. Take a look:
The Huffington Post reports that Mohammed El-Bialy, an official from the Antiquities Ministry, says new tombs could be discovered nearby as Shert Nebti was the daughter of a king and her father's tomb has not yet been found.