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Luxor Times: 3 Apr 2017

Luxor Times

Monday 3 April 2017

Egyptian team discover remains of 5000 years old pyramid

The Egyptian excavation mission working in the area located to the south of King Senefru's bent pyramid in Dahshur necropolis uncovered the remains of 13th Dynasty pyramid.

Head of the ancient Egyptian Antiquities Sector Dr. Mahmoud Afifi announced.
Alaa Al-Shahat, Head of the Central Administration Department for Cairo and Giza Antiquities asserted that all the discovered parts of the pyramid are in a very good conservation condition and further excavation is to take place to reveal more parts.

Adel Okasha, Director General of Dahshur necropolis explains that
the uncovered remains of the pyramid represents a part of its inner structure which is composed of a corridor leading to the inner side of the pyramid and a hall which leads to a southern ramp and a room to the western end. An alabaster 15x17 cm wide block 
engraved with ten vertical hieroglyphic lines was also uncovered as well as a granite lintel and stoney blocks showing the interior design of the pyramid.

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