Egyptian pyramid dating back 3,700 years discovered by archaeologists

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The remains of a new pyramid, dating back to the 13th Dynasty some 3,700 years ago, have been discovered by an Egyptian excavation team,  a top antiquities official said, the Independent reported.

The remains were located north of King Sneferu’s bent pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis south of Cairo, Mahmoud Afifi said in a statement.

The necropolis was the burial site for courtiers and high-ranking officials.

Adel Okasha, the head of Dahshur necropolis, said the remains belong to the inner structure of the pyramid, including a corridor.

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