It is pronounced “Mehyt”, meaning the north or the delta, due to the papyrus’ association with northern Egypt.
This sign represents ancient Egyptian writing tools.
Hawass indicated in a statement by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Thursday, that research confirmed that King Ramses III had sent missions to bring copper from a neighboring country.
According to the archaeological researcher Magdy Shaker, an Egyptian papyrus dating back to the year 1200 BC revealed an incident of harassment in the city of Thebes, the capital of ancient Egypt, which is currently located in the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt.
Religious books buried with the ancient Egyptian man were usually used as a guide for the dead on his journey to the afterlife.
Ministry of Antiquities participated in launching the annual international conference of Ain Shams University's Center for Papyrus and Inscriptions.
Among the sold items was a papyrus that contains a text version of the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead which was sold at £1.35 million.
Enany and Milanesi visited the temporary exhibition that hosts important artifacts uncovered by Italian excavations in Egyptian archaeological sites.