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SFDAS - “In the footsteps of the queens of Egypt”

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Des racines et des ailes (France 3)

“In the footsteps of the queens of Egypt”

( directed by Frédéric Wilner )

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El-Hassa – Aerial view

At El-Hassa, where the work is concentrated around the temple dedicated to the god Amun, excavators have discovered, in 2005, a “treasure” that was preserved up to now thanks to the collapse of the roof of the sanctuary, over 1500 years ago. Among the objects found, a bronze bust of a queen that has recently been restored, thanks to a sponsorship from EDF laboratories, raises the question again of the role of women in the Meroitic royal family.

article published on 10 February 2013

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