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NEWS: Eighteenth Dynasty tomb discovered in Luxor

20140305-195559.jpgScenes decorating the interior of the tomb (Source: The Min Project).

“Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim, Minister of Antiquities announced today a new discovery in Luxor.

The discovery is a tomb of an high official called “Maai” from the 18th Dynasty, and was discovered by the Spanish-Italian mission working in Sheikh Abd Qurna on the West Bank.

The team found a funerary cone made of pottery showing the titles of the deceased which include the Secret Keeper of the God, the Supervisor of the Cattle, Overseer of the Fields, Overseer of the King’s Horses, the Mayor, Distinguished of Osiris and the Prince.

The tomb was discovered during the mission’s work in tomb TT109 where they made a hole in one of the walls which led to a view of the newly discovered tomb.

The team is still working on removing the debris from the tomb” – via Luxor Times.

Read more here.

The Min Project’s blog post can be read here.

One comment on “NEWS: Eighteenth Dynasty tomb discovered in Luxor

  1. Fascinating stuff, would love to get over there and explore, so much to do, so little time 🙂
    Thanks for sharing,


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