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Oldest Pharaoh Carvings Discovered in Egypt

Look closely -- standing on the top of this boat is a crowned figure who may represent Narmer, the first pharaoh to rule unified Egypt. Oarsmen propel the boat along.

Oldest pharaoh carvings discovered

December 10, 2012

The oldest-known representations of a pharaoh are carved on rocks near the Nile River in southern Egypt, researchers report.