Ancient Images Uncovered At Egyptian Pharaoh’s Tomb – Hutton Pulitzer #GoXplrr

Archaeologists reveal an intricate tableau on the white plaster walls of an ancient building in Abydos, Egypt.

More than 120 images of ancient Egyptian boats have been discovered adorning the inside of a building in Abydos, Egypt. The building dates back more than 3,800 years and was built near the tomb of pharaoh Senwosret III, archaeologists reported.

  • The tableau, as the series of images is called, would have looked upon a real wooden boat said Josef Wegner, a curator at the Penn Museum at the University of Pennsylvania, who led the excavation. Only a few planks remain of the wooden boat, which would have been constructed at Abydos or dragged across the desert, Wegner said. In ancient Egypt, boats were sometimes buried near a pharaoh’s tomb.

Source: Ancient images uncovered near Egyptian pharaoh’s tomb – CBS News

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