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Egyptian archaeologists discover 4,400-year-old tomb near Cairo

Egyptian archaeologists are hailing the discovery of a 4,400-year-old tomb near the pyramids outside Cairo. Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Enany told reporters Saturday that the tomb was built for Hetpet, a priestess to Hathor, the goddess of fertility, who assisted women in childbirth, Ireland’s RTE reported. The tomb was discovered during excavation work in Giza’s western cemetery by a team of …

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