Egyptian pharaoh’s tomb discovered by American archaeologists

January 10, 2014 | Posted in Classroom Help, Informative, Just For Fun | By

Taken from http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Egyptian-pharaohs-tomb-discovered-by-American-archaeologists/31418

The important find is the burial site of Sobekhotep I, believed to be the first king of the 13th Dynasty

By Garry Shaw. Web only
Published online: 06 January 2014


The immense royal quartzite sarcophagus of Sobekhotep I

The tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh King Sobekhotep I, believed to be first king of the 13th Dynasty (1781BC-1650BC), has been discovered by a team from the University of Pennsylvania at Abydos in Middle Egypt, 500km south of Cairo.    Read more →