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NEWS: Archaeologists unearth five ancient tombs on Luxor’s west bank

20130110-193629.jpgCanopic jars (Source: Ahram Online).

“An Italian archaeological mission has accidently uncovered a collection of five private rock-hewn Third Intermediate Period tombs while brushing sand from parts of King Amenhotep II’s temple, located on the northern side of the Serapaeum on Luxor’s West Bank” – via Ahram Online.

Read more here.

Another more accurate report can be found here.

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2 comments on “NEWS: Archaeologists unearth five ancient tombs on Luxor’s west bank

  1. With credit to a friend of mine, but here’s a website with better information:
    http://www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/nations/egypt/2013/01/10/Archaeology-Italian-mission-discovers-Luxor-necropolis_8054164.html
    Ahram is not entirely correct in what they say unfortunately…

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