LUXOR – Archaeologists have discovered a tomb uncovered from the thirteenth century Bc, the so-called ramessidische period. The grave is found west of Luxor in southern Egypt. That the Egyptian minister of Antiquities, Khaled al-Anany Saturday announced, according to Egyptian media.
The grave is found west of Luxor in southern Egypt.
The minister said that in the tomb are two sarcophagi are containing the mummies of a priest and his wife. Also contains the grave a few colored murals. The excavations are still in progress, according to the minister.
According to the head of the supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri, archaeologists from march to the find worked. Waziri added that there is also more than a thousand grafbeeldjes are found at the two sarcophagi. The figurines were meant for the deceased in the grave work.
The Egyptian authorities are reporting regular archaeological discoveries. Archaeological sites, especially in Luxor, Egypt is a major attraction for foreign tourists.