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Temple gives up statue of ancient Egyptian queen

by Pat Coate | January 24, 2006

Luxor, Egypt - A Johns Hopkins University archaeological team has unearthed a statue of Queen Ti, one of the most important women in ancient Egypt and wife of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities announced Monday.

Ti was the first queen of Egypt to have her name appear on official acts alongside that of her husband.

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