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December 6, 2018
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The Egyptian archaeological mission working at Kom El Khelua necropolis in Fayoum directed by Dr. Aiman Ashmawi has discovered during their work started last month, a burial shaft to the east of Prince Waje’s Middle Kingdom tomb.

Middle Kingdom Burial Shaft Discovered by Egyptian Archaeologists in Fayoum

Dr. Mostafa Waziri said “El Khelua is located at the far south of Fayoum about 40 km from the town. It is a Middle Kingdom necropolis and precisely the time of King Amenemhat III (1842-1799 B.C) and it was reused as a Christian settlement during Byzantine time, The tomb of prince Waje the govener of Fayoum was also found along with the tomb of his mother Nebt Mot.

Middle Kingdom Burial Shaft Discovered by Egyptian Archaeologists in Fayoum

Dr. Ashmawi said that this tomb looks like it was robed long time ago and then reused ages later.

 

Middle Kingdom Burial Shaft Discovered by Egyptian Archaeologists in Fayoum

Middle Kingdom Burial Shaft Discovered by Egyptian Archaeologists in Fayoum

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