3 300 Year Old Sandals Worn by Egyptian King Are Totally on Fleek

3 300 Year Old Sandals Worn by Egyptian King Are Totally on Fleek

- Photos of 3 300-year-old footwear belonging to Egyptian king Tutankhamun have emerged online

- After the king's tomb was discovered by Howard Carter, he found the sandals and other artefacts

- King Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered in 1922 and it's one of the most significant archaeological finds of all time

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Sandals that were worn 3 300 years ago by Egyptian king Tutankhamun was discovered in 1922 and pictures of them have emerged online.

Detailed in a report by How Africa, Tutankhamun's father was Pharaoh Akhenaten, who was believed to be the mummy found in the KV55 tomb.

The footwear was found by Howard Carter after discovering the mummy and treasure-packed tomb of King Tutankhamun. Briefly.co.za gathers that Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 is one of the most significant archaeological finds of all time.

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It took 10 years for Carter and his team to clear the artefacts of the king's tomb and a large number of shoes and sandals were among the items discovered.

Check out photos of these 3,300-year-old sandals worn by an Egyptian king, you'll love to wear them

The sandals were discovered by Howard Carter. Photo credit: How Africa
Source: UGC

In a similar news, archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed more than 50 coffins which date back to the New Kingdom era (1570–1069 BC).

The archaeologists discovered a queen's tomb and a 13-foot-long Book of the Dead scroll at the Saqqara necropolis, a vast burial ground south of Cairo.

The tomb that was discovered was where King Teti’s wife, Queen Naert, was buried.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed more than 50 coffins which date back to the New Kingdom era (1570–1069 BC).

The archaeologists discovered a queen's tomb and a 13-foot-long Book of the Dead scroll at the Saqqara necropolis, a vast burial ground south of Cairo. The tomb that was discovered was where King Teti’s wife, Queen Naert, was buried, Smithsonian Magazine reports.

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Briefly.co.za gathers that the disclosure was made in a statement by the country's Ministry of Tourism and Antiques. Report has it that this is the first time archaeologists have unearthed 3000-year-old coffins at Saqqara.

The coffins were discovered by Egyptologist Zahi Hawass and his colleagues. Speaking on discoveries, Hawass said he has never heard of Queen Naert before. Hawass stated:

“I’d never heard of this queen before. Therefore, we add an important piece to Egyptian history, about this queen.”

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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