The mummified remains of Queen Seshestet have been found in a Saqqara pyramid.
She was mother of King Teti, founder of the Sixth Dynasty of pharaonic Egypt. Her name was not found but “all the signs indicate that she is Seshestet”.
Such old royal mummies are rare. Most date from dynasties after 1800 BC.
Seshestet ruled for 11 years.
No artifacts facts were found in the tomb or sarcophagus. Tomb raiders got to it long before Zawi Hawass.