Royal Chapel discovered in Heliopolis

Heliopolis temple discovery Dietrich Raue by Luxor Times 1

Dr. Mamdouh El Damaty, Minister of Antiquities, announced today that the Egyptian-German mission working at Heliopolis temple discovered the lower part of a chapel dated back to the reign of Nectanebo I, 30th Dynasty.

The chapel lower part is a group of inscribed basalt stone blocks beside a part of a royal statue bears the cartouche of King Nectanebo I.

“This discovery is important because it is the first time to find a chapel within the temple. Lowering the underground water levels is ongoing at the moment to resume the excavations in one of the biggest and most important temples in ancient Egypt.” Minister said…

via Royal Chapel discovered in Heliopolis.

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