Egypt : Early Egyptian Queen Revealed in 5,000-Year-Old Hieroglyphs

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Early Egyptian Queen Revealed in 5,000-Year-Old Hieroglyphs



About 60 drawings and hieroglyphic inscriptions, dating back around 5,000 years, have been discovered at a site called Wadi Ameyra in Egypt’s Sinai Desert. Carved in stone, they were created by mining expeditions sent out by early Egyptian pharaohs, archaeologists say.

They reveal new information on the early pharaohs. For instance, one inscription the researchers found tells of a queen named Neith-Hotep who ruled Egypt 5,000 years ago as regent to a young pharaoh named Djer ...




http://news.yahoo.com/early-egyptian-queen-revealed-5-000-old-hieroglyphs-145729758.html


The hieroglyphic symbol at top, showing what looks like a rod with many arms beside a building, is the name for a queen called Neith-Hotep ...


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This find is great for verifying details about a woman we know actually existed because they found her tomb back in 1897...:).

Yes Ma'am, bones on the table:).


Neithhotep



Bone label mentioning the name of Queen Neithhotep


Neithhotep is the earliest known named royal lady of Ancient Egypt. She bore the titles “Foremost (of women)” and “Consort of the Two Ladies”, indicating that she was a queen.
Her name has been found on several other seal impressions and labels, most of them dated to the reign of Horus Aha ...



http://www.ancient-egypt.org/who-is-who/n/neithhotep.html

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