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ARTICLE: Tomb of the Chantress

A wooden coffin holding the remains of a temple singer sat inside a tomb undisturbed for nearly 3,000 years. It is the first unlooted burial to be found in the Valley of the Kings since 1922 (Courtesy © University of Basel Kings’ Valley Project – via http://www.archaeology.org).

A newly discovered burial chamber in the Valley of the Kings provides a rare glimpse into the life of an ancient Egyptian singer – Archaeology, Volume 65, Number 4, July/August 2012.

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4 comments on “ARTICLE: Tomb of the Chantress

  1. What a beautiful discovery and so fantastic it had not been looted. Thanks for this post.

  2. Wonderful! Thanks for posting, I hadn’t seen about this.

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