August 16, 2022

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Archaeologists Discover Tomb Of Ancient Mercenary, What They Found Is Bizarre

Daily Caller

By KAY SMYTHE – NEWS AND COMMENTARY WRITER

Archaeologists discovered a 2,600-year-old tomb in Egypt in the spring of 2022, believed to have belonged to what researchers call a “Commander of Foreign Mercenaries” named Wahibre-mery-Neith.

The mummified remains of Wahibre-mery-Neith were likely stolen by grave robbers at some point over the last 2,600 years, but archeologists identified his sarcophagus and some bizarre materials within the tomb in 2021, LiveScience reported. The tomb also houses the largest embalming cache ever discovered in Egypt, a press release from the research leaders at the Czech Institute of Egyptology at Charles University reported.

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