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Egyptian archeologist Sabry Farag gives a tour inside the tomb of Maia, the wet-nurse of legendary Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun, in Saqqara, about 35 kms south of Cairo on December 20, 2015 (AFP)
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An archaeologist explains to the media paintings at a new tomb that Egypt unveiled for the first time to the public, located near the standing step pyramid, Saqqara, south of Cairo, December 20, 2015, (Reuters)
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A picture shows a relief inside the tomb of Maia, the wet-nurse of legendary boy king Tutankhamun, in Saqqara, about 35 kms south of Cairo on December 20, 2015 (AFP)
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A photographer takes a picture at a new tomb that Egypt unveiled for the first time to the public, located near the standing step pyramid, Saqqara, south of Cairo, December 20, 2015 (Reuters)
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Paintings are seen at a new tomb that Egypt unveiled for the first time to the public, located near the standing step pyramid, Saqqara, south of Cairo, December 20, 2015 (Reuters)
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Media members are seen at a new tomb that Egypt unveiled for the first time to the public located near the standing step pyramid, Saqqara, south of Cairo, December 20, 2015 (Reuters)
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A general view shows the entrance of the tomb of Maia, the wet-nurse of legendary Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun, in Saqqara, about 35 kms south of Cairo on December 20, 2015 (AFP)
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A picture shows a relief inside the tomb of Maia, the wet-nurse of legendary Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun, in Saqqara, about 35 kms south of Cairo on December 20, 2015 (AFP)
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French archeologist Alain Zivie, head of the French archaeological mission, talks to AFP from inside the tomb of Maia, the wet-nurse of legendary Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun, in Saqqara, about 35 kms south of Cairo on December 20, 2015 (AFP)
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A picture shows a relief inside the tomb of Maia, the wet-nurse of legendary Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun, in Saqqara, about 35 kms south of Cairo on December 20, 2015 (AFP)
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The tomb of Maia, the wet nurse of King Tutankhamun in Saqqara, opens to public today for the first time since its discovery in 1996.

The tomb is one of the most beautiful from the New Kingdom. It is a rock-hewn discovered in 1996 by French Egyptologist Alain Zivie in the well-known necropolis of Saqqara, 30 km (20 miles) south of Cairo.

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Ezzat Yomtob
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King Tutankhamun
You do not need to be Egyptian to be proud of your heritage.The world marvels of what the Pharaoh have accomplished.Tangible achievements are very visible.
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