Unas pyramid reopens after 20-year closure

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany is inaugurating Thursday evening the opening of the pyramid of ancient Egyptian King Unas at the Saqqara necropolis after 20 years of its closing.

The pyramid of King Unas is the last pyramid of the 5th Dynasty. Despite its small size, it is considered as one of the most important Egyptian pyramids, as it is the first pyramid to record the "Pyramids Texts," which hold important religious significance on the resurrection of deceased kin.

Swiss archaeologists discover New Kingdom Stele in Elephantine

The Swiss mission working at Elephantine island and directed by Dr. Cornelius von Pilgrim, succeeded in discovering an Old Kingdom statue of Prince "Heqaib" and another statue for unidentified person as well as an offering stele dated to 18th Dynasty, New Kingdom.
The sandstone stele measures 40 cm width by 60cm height.
According to Dr. Mahmoud Affifi, the statues were discovered near Khnum temple which might be an indication to that worshipping "Heqaib" wasn't just in his sanctuary which was build during the Middle Kingdom but it might extended to Khnum temple.
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