Bible and archaeology news
The Sedeigna pyramids were built over the course of centuries, as kings built more and more structures within the confines of the necropolis, resulting in the density witnessed today. Discovered alongside graves, the pyramids are up to 22 feet wide, though their height is difficult to gauge, as the decorated capstones have been quarried away. The Nubian pyramids reflect Egyptian funerary architecture, and an offering table found at the Sedeinga includes a dedication to Isis, Anubis and Osiris for a woman referred to as “Aba-la.”
Explore the relationship between Egypt and the Biblical world in the FREE eBook Ancient Israel in Egypt and the Exodus.
For research on the earlier Kingdom of Kush that formed Egypt’s twenty-fifth dynasty, read The Elusive Kingdom of Kush in Bible History Daily.
Interested in the necropoli of Egypt? Read Old Kingdom Princess Discovered at Abusir and Research Suggests an Extended (After)Lifespan for Meidum Necropolis in Bible History Daily.
Sign up to receive our email newsletter and never miss an update.
Dig into the illuminating world of the Bible with a BAS All-Access membership. Combine a one-year tablet and print subscription to BAR with membership in the BAS Library to start your journey into the ancient past today!Subscribe Today