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Spanish archaeologists say they have unearthed a 4,000-year-old tomb littered with human remains in the Egyptian city of Luxor, from a time when pharaohs reunified ancient Egypt. A 65-foot-long (20-meter-long) hallway runs underground to a square burial chamber, the archaeologists said.
originally posted by: rickymouse
Interesting. What ruler was in charge about that time? I wonder if it was sort of a prison...like hell...where they stuck you in and left you to die.
The Eleventh Dynasty of ancient Egypt (notated Dynasty XI) is a well attested group of rulers, whose earlier members before Mentuhotep II are grouped with the four preceding dynasties to form the First Intermediate Period, while the later members are considered part of the Middle Kingdom. They all ruled from Thebes.
The relative chronology of the 11th dynasty is well established by contemporary attestations and, except for count Intef and Metuhotep IV, by the Turin canon: