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PHOTO GALLERY: Newly discovered tomb of Amun-Re goldsmith in Luxor


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A handout picture released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on September 9, 2017 shows an Egyptian labourer looking at a broken sacrophagus and mummies at a newly-uncovered ancient tomb for a goldsmith dedicated to the ancient Egyptian god Amun, in the Draa Abul Naga necropolis on the west bank of the ancient city of Luxor AFP
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A handout picture released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on September 9, 2017 AFP
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Archaeologists work on mummies found in the New Kingdom tomb that belongs to a royal goldsmith in a burial shaft, in Luxor, Egypt, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 AP
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Skulls found in the New Kingdom tomb that belongs to a royal goldsmith are illuminated in a burial shaft, in Luxor, Egypt, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 AP
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Skulls found in the New Kingdom tomb that belongs to a royal goldsmith are seen in a burial shaft, in Luxor, Egypt, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 AP
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An Egyptian antiquities worker is seen in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017 Reuters
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An Egyptian antiquities worker is seen in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017 Reuters
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A handout picture released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on September 9, 2017 AFP
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A handout picture released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on September 9, 2017 AFP
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A handout picture released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on September 9, 2017 AFP
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Egyptian antiquities workers preserve mummies in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017 Reuters
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In a gala ceremony held in Draa Abul-Naga necropolis on Luxor's West Bank, Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced the discovery of an 18th Dynasty tomb of god Amun-Re’s goldsmith, Amenemhat (Kampp 390), and a Middle Kingdom burial shaft for a family.

The discovery was made by an Egyptian archaeological mission led by Mostafa Waziri.
 

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