Lost Egyptian Tomb Found

An Egyptian Sarcophagus

According to a report published by the BBC, a lost ancient Egyptian tomb has been rediscovered by archaeologists in Egypt.

“The tomb belongs to Ptahmes, who was also army chief, overseer of the treasury and a royal scribe under the Pharaohs Seti I and his son Ramses II, during the 13th Century BC.”

Read the news release here.

According to most scholars, Seti I was the pharaoh of the oppression of the Israelite in Egypt and Ramses II was the pharaoh during the Exodus.

NOTE: For other studies on the history and archaeology of Egypt, read my post Egypt, The Land of the Pharaohs.

Claude Mariottini
Emeritus Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary

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