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Meresankh III's tomb in Giza now open

 
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anneke
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:15 pm    Post subject: Meresankh III's tomb in Giza now open Reply with quote

According to this Washington Post article "In Egypt, archaeologists reopen tombs to woo tourists", Meresankh's tomb is one of the tombs now open to the public.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Further mention in:
http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/08/05/2925199/egypt-opening-the-tombs.html
http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/Chunk-HT-UI-TravelSectionPage-TravelStories/Egypt-opens-more-tombs-to-public/Article1-909079.aspx
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

her tomb is fascinating, and she was the one whose mummy took the longest on record wasn't she?
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kylejustin wrote:
her tomb is fascinating, and she was the one whose mummy took the longest on record wasn't she?


Yes her tomb certainly is fascinating! I really like the Book by William Simpson Kelly. It can be downloaded for free from the gizapyramids site:
http://www.gizapyramids.org/code/emuseum.asp?newpage=gizamastabas1
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