American Egyptologists prove Pharaoh was brutally killed in a battle away from home

Senebkay discovered skelton by UPenn Josef Wegner by Luxor Times 1

Senebkay discovered skeleton by UPenn Josef Wegner by Luxor Times 1

Elementary studies on the skeleton of SenebKay that was discovered in Abydos last year by the Mission of University of Pennsylvania directed by Dr. Josef Wegner (More details of the discovery HERE) showed 18 injuries on the King’s bones as well as vertical cuts in feet, ankles and the lower back beside many injuries on the skull which indicated that the King died in a battle at age between 35 to 49 years old.

The King “Senebkay” was mentioned in Turin papyrus King List as a ruler of Abydos local ruling family for 4 and half years as a part of a family that didn’t last for long (1650-1600 B.C.) contemporary to the period of the Hyksos in Delta.

Dr. Josef Wegner, director of Pennsylvania University mission, said that the visible injuries…

via American Egyptologists prove Pharaoh was brutally killed in a battle away from home.

One thought on “American Egyptologists prove Pharaoh was brutally killed in a battle away from home

  1. A reminder of the times when a king was expected to lead from the front in battle. The numerous injuries seem to indicate that he was indeed the target of many of the enemy soldiers, who obviously wanted to be sure that he was killed!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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