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NEWS: Middle Kingdom tombs discovered in Luxor

NEWS: Middle Kingdom tombs discovered in Luxor

Archaeological works at the temple of Thutmose III in Luxor. A team of Spanish archaeologists and Egyptologists have discovered two tombs with gold and silver jewellery from the Middle Kingdom (2050-1750 BC), under the temple of Pharaoh Thutmose III (1490-1436 BC), on the west bank of the Nile in the province of Luxor in southern […]

Thursday Photo

Thursday Photo

This week’s photo is courtesy of The Grand Egyptian Museum Facebook page and shows the gateway of the temple of Dendera circa 1862.

Thursday Photo

Thursday Photo

This week’s photo is courtesy of the Grand Egyptian Museum Facebook page and shows the bust of Tutankhamun being transported from his tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922.