FEATURED: Egypts Valley of the Kings: A new tomb has now been uncovered there and it is believed the concealed crypt contains the mummified remains of an ancient priest and his wife Ministry of Antiquities reported the 3,000-year-old tomb to belong to Thaw InkhetIf. #AceHistoryDesk reports

#AceHistoryNews – Nov.25: Further mysteries buried in the desert sands of Egypt’s Valley of the Kings have been unearthed, this time in the form of brightly decorated sarcophagi and the macabre mummified remains of a high priest: Once thought to hold dark curses for those who ever dared to disturb the enclosed remains of ancient Egypt’s dead royalty, the burial ground in Luxor has yielded treasures such as King Tutankhamun’s final resting place #AceHistoryDesk reports

Archaeologists crack open 3,000yo Egyptian tomb to discover mummified high priest (VIDEO)

A new tomb has now been uncovered there and it is believed the concealed crypt contains the mummified remains of an ancient priest and his wife: Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities reported the 3,000-year-old tomb to belong to Thaw InkhetIf.

The brightly painted sarcophagi, carved by the ancient Egyptians to transport the dead to the afterlife, were found by French and local archaeologists: Ceramic jars for organs such as intestines and lungs, removed during the funeral process, were also located within the lost vault.

“We found a new Ramesside tomb with colour paintings, a depiction of the queen Ahmose-Nefertari and their son Amenhotep I,” Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany said: Footage of the moment archaeologists undertook the daunting task to peer inside the two burial cases reveals how they carried bandaged remains dating back to the Ramesside Period, when Egypt’s pharaohs were all named Ramesses, between 1550–1295 BC.

Source: RT.Com/ Published time: 25 Nov, 2018 09:18: #AceHistoryDesk

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FEATURED: A fortnight after Europe marked the 100th anniversary of the armistice that brought World War One to a close, Africa is holding its own ceremonies this weekend. Andrew Harding looks at the reason behind the delay #AceHistoryDesk reports

#AceHistoryNews – Nov.25: “This was no side show. It was an important part of the world war, and the longest campaign of that war,” declared James Willson, a Kenyan historian attending a small ceremony at the neatly tended Commonwealth War Cemetery in the rural town of Voi: A Kenyan army bugler played the last post as British and German diplomats looked on. A Kenyan general and small group of local and international visitors laid wreaths………This was the start of a weekend of ceremonies and tours #AceHistoryDesk reports

Imperial War Museum: The contribution of African soldiers to the war effort has often been overlooked

A few dozen curious passers-by peered over the hedge, many unaware of the centenary in a country that has largely turned its back on events that must once have touched every family in the region: “I don’t think we have been recognised, as other soldiers have,” said Willie Mwadilo, a local hotelier and tour guide……………”If you go to the war graves you’ll find German soldiers – born this year, died this year – but as for the locals… we need to do more………….”In this area, something like 75% of adult males in 1916 engaged in some form of military activity. That’s largely been forgotten by the public. It’s a great shame.”

He detailed the contribution: “Twenty-five nations sent porters and troops to East Africa. The entire country [of Kenya] had nearly a million people, either in the carrier corps, or in the King’s African Rifles. That was one quarter of the population.”

The exact death toll is unknown: Nearly 60,000 people, the majority belonging to foreign armies, were buried in marked graves. But many more Africans are thought to have died from starvation, disease and exhaustion, as they worked carrying British supplies across vast distances………………..Those distances, and the nature of the campaign in East Africa, explain the fortnight’s delay in signing the armistice here.

On 11 November 1918, Germany agreed to the armistice in France, but it took days for word to reach its far-flung African forces, who were still fighting, with great success, in today’s Zambia: The German and British commanders then had to agree on the protocols for their own armistice ceremony………….”My great grandfather was a typical colonial officer,” said Felix Hagendorn, a young German farmer, who was visiting Kenya, with his wife and child, for the weekend’s events……………Mr Hagendorn’s relative was Gen Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, the legendary commander of German forces in East Africa – a man whose exploits earned him the nickname the Lion of Africa………”He was outnumbered, and didn’t have any supplies from Europe. So, he decided to go for guerrilla tactics. He could attack and disappear. For the last years of the war he lived off British and Portuguese supplies, stealing them and disappearing again.”

Source: BBC.Com/ Published: November.25:2018: #AceHistoryDesk

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