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Monday, 21 September 2020
The communal tombs were dedicated to high priests of the god Djehuty and senior officials in the fifteenth nome of Upper Egypt and its capital, Ashmunin
In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, the authors say the technique allowed them to produce a single sound - somewhere between the vowels in `bed' and `bad'
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is also moving towards digitalisation to allow for the online reservation of tickets for museums and archaeological sites
Egypt set a new Guinness World Record for the largest mosaic of the boy king Tutankhamun's mask made of coffee cups
In 2018, Archaeology Magazine selected the Saqqara mummy workshop as one of 2018's top 10 discoveries
During a press conference, the antiquities minister said Saturday's was not the last discovery of the year, but that there will be another one next month before Christmas celebrations
The tombs have rock-hewn structures found at the edge of the Eastern Cemetery
The coffins, which contained mummies, were found by an Egyptian archaeological mission in October in Asasif Necropolis on Luxor’s west bank
The exhibition, which is at Saatchi Gallery, is the first time in 47 years that the contents of the tomb of the boy king have been displayed in the UK's capital
The cachette, unearthed in Asasif necropolis, contained 30 coffins of priests and priestesses
The find includes more than 20 painted wooden coffins
The lid is currently resting next to the sarcophagus inside the tomb
The discoveries include a clay oven and area for workmen, and a royal tomb
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