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السبت، 8 أكتوبر، 2011
Women's Burials in Ancient Egypt
Queens were buried in small pyramids or in separate tombs at the Valley of the Queens. Hatshepsut, however, as a ruler of the country, had one of her two tombs dug in the Valley of the Kings.
Women of non-royal families were buried in tombs, together with their husbands, in beautiful sarcophagi.
Good examples are the sarcophagi of Kawit, Ahmose, Meritamun, Isis, and Maatkare.