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Egypt Says Ancient Royal Tomb Unearthed in Luxor 

Egypt Says Ancient Royal Tomb Unearthed in Luxor 

Saturday, 14 January, 2023 - 17:45
Tourists look at murals inside King Tutankhamun's burial chamber as Egypt marks the 100th anniversary of its discovery, in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt, 04 November 2022. (EPA)

Archaeologists unearthed an ancient tomb in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor, known for its treasures dating back to the pharaohs, authorities said Saturday. 


Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said an Egyptian-British mission found the royal tomb in an ancient site on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor, 650 kilometers (400 miles) south of the capital of Cairo. 


He said initial examinations show that the tomb apparently belongs to the 18th Dynasty of Pharaonic Egypt, which spanned from 1550 B.C. to 1292 B.C. 


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