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Egypt: Newly-discovered tomb unveiled on World Heritage Day


The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities opened the tomb of Shed Sou Djehuty, a nobleman likely to have served under King Thutmose I, who reigned between roughly 1506–1493 BC.

Statues on display outside a newly discovered pharaonic tomb “Shedsu Djehuty” in Luxor, Egypt April 18, 2019. 

The rock-cut, or ‘saff’ tomb, was discovered after eight months of excavation. It covers an area of 550 square meters and contains 18 entrances.

(Source: Ruptly) 

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