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NEWS: Almost 60 royal mummies discovered in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings

NEWS: Almost 60 royal mummies discovered in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings

A huge tomb discovered in the West Bank of the Nile Valley of the Kings in Luxor is seen in this undated Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities handout photo received April 28, 2014 (Source: Ahram Online). “A cache of royal mummies has been unearthed inside a rock-hewn tomb in the Valley of the Kings on […]

NEWS: Two Twenty-sixth Dynasty tombs discovered in old city of Per Medjet

NEWS: Two Twenty-sixth Dynasty tombs discovered in old city of Per Medjet

(Source: Luxor Times). “Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim, Minister of Antiquities, has announced the discovery of two Twenty-sixth Dynasty tombs (663 B.C- 525 B.C) in Al Bahnsa, Minia governorate in middle Egypt. The site of Al Bahnsa is the location of the ancient Egyptian town of Per-Medjet which was developed into the Graeco-Roman city of Oxyrhynchus. The […]