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Egyptian Archeological Mission uncovers 2 ancient tombs in Luxor

Thu, Sep. 27, 2018
CAIRO – 27 September 2018: The Egyptian Archaeological Mission working in Al-Asasif region, west of Luxor, under the supervision of the Ministry of Antiquities, discovered Thursday two ancient tombs containing two mummified corpses.

Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani and Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri personally observed the mission's work.

It is worth noting that the Ministry of Antiquities aims to intensify work in West Luxor in order to discover more ancient Egyptian treasures, and to supervise the restoration and maintenance works carried out in Luxor within the government's framework to turn Luxor and Aswan into modern touristic hubs, restoring their solid positions among the international touristic resorts.

Luxor is the most popular travel destination in Upper Egypt and the Nile Valley. The city is famous for being the dynastic and religious capital of the Middle Kingdom and the New Kingdom in Egypt.

Hence, Luxor offers tourists vast temples, ancient royal tombs, a spectacular desert, river scenery and a bustling modern life.

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