New pyramid found in Egypt

From National Geographic: New Pyramid Found in Egypt: 4,300-Year-Old Queen’s Tomb.

A new pyramid has been discovered deep beneath Egyptian sands, archaeologists announced today. The 4,300-year-old monument is believed to be the tomb of Queen Sesheshet, the mother of Pharaoh Teti, the founder ancient Egypt’s 6th dynasty.

Once nearly five stories tall, the pyramid—or at least what remains of it—lay beneath 23 feet (7 meters) of sand as well as a small shrine and mud-brick walls from later periods.

The discovery is the third known “subsidiary” pyramid to the tomb of Teti. It’s also the second [continue].

The BBC has a few photos.